Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?
LCD will not come on for shooting. works fine for playback.
Thanks for using FixYa. If it works fine for\015\012playback however, won't work for shooting then the first thing to try will be a\015\012RESET. To reset it take out the battery and the card, insert them after 30mins and\015\012reset the camera as per the procedure given in the manual. You can also click\015\012on this link and download its manual then follow the instructions on page#72 on\015\012how to RESET. If after doing all this still the issue is not resolved then you'll have to get it serviced by a repair center. Please accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a\015\012comment for further assistance.
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