Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Occasionally while shooting in auto/portrait my shutter will stay open for 1 second or longer, for no reason

\015 I bought my camera 2 months ago, and I have had this problem a couple times. I will be shooting with no issues, and then suddenly (with no change in setting or lighting, etc) the shutter stays open for 1-3 seconds, and I have no control over it. It will do that a couple times, and then usually goes back to normal.\015

Answers :

Have you tried to reset the camera and reboot the firmware? I had that problem with a friend's camera and it simply worked.\015\012
\015\012Other thing is: are you using the original battery or a third party battery? sometimes bad quality batteries are creating such a problems like shutting down the camera, shutter lags...\015\012
\015\012I hope it helps, if not let me know
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