Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Canon 40D shuts off after shutter is pressed. It won't take pictures at all. It will focus but when you press on the shutter it shuts off completely. Have to remove and reinsert battery to power on but still does the same thing.

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I have this same problem if anyone has a solution. Worked fine last I used it but it set for a couple months and now does this.
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