Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Canon 40d-used camera sunday-took cf card to store to make pics-

\015 Left camera in cold car all night -camera dead- charged 4 batteries and camera still wont turn on-nothing at all\015

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Try cleaning the contacts for the batteries with a pencil eraser. Make sure you hold the camera so the eraser debris falls OUT of the battery compartment as you clean. Also make sure the battery door latches properly, and that the batteries are correctly oriented.
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