Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Dead camera With full battery and the camera is not working. Totally dead when I turn it on.what can be the problem?


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I have had this problem once (on my first paying job)

Remove the battery and clean the contacts ,

Then check the contacts in the battery compartment they will needed cleaned to

Hope this works for you
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