Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

When I press the button to take the picture, it shuts the camera off and I have to reset it by taking the battery out to get it to pwr back up again.


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I have the answer. Same problem with my 40D. Sent it to Canon for repairs ($200). They said the Power Supply Assembly was 'broken' and they also replaced the Motor Assembly. Said this was the 'standard repair' - which kinda makes one think it's a 'standard problem'. Seems there's a thread going around regarding a contact or something that gets disconnected and **** up the works. I just hope what ever Canon 'fixes' it with gets rid of the internal flaw that caused it. My camera only had 4300 shutter activations - camera is supposed to be good for 100,000.\015\012-\015\012Your only option - Call Canon - they'll tell you where to send it. After they receive your camera, they'll ask you to authorize a $200 charge ($180 to open the box and $20 for return shipping). They'll fix it and return it to you. Hopefully the replacement assemblys they use will last longer than the original ones. I would NOT trust your local camera shop with THIS job - - you want the new components Canon has come up with.
I have the same problem. anyone got any ideas what the problem might be?
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