Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 17-85mm IS USM Lens ?

Hi, I've been taking pictures outside when I've got error 99 on my Canon 40D. It was dump outside so when I came home I put the camera in the warm place for the night. Next morning it was warking fine and I left it on the table for a day, in the evening I've got the same error 99.


Answers :

This is what the canon people say to do for error 99


Read this!!!


The guy at tech support listened and then told me that the lens contacts were dirty and to get a pencil with an eraser on the end, just a regular old pencil with a red rubber eraser. Detach the lens from the camera, hold it so that the lens’ gold contacts are pointing down and lightly erase their exposed surface, cleaning them of any hand oil that might have gotten on them.

Do the same thing with the gold contacts inside the camera body. This is a bit harder but it’s doable: just hold camera so lens opening points down so no gunk falls in. Erase lightly. I used a lens cloth and dabbed at the contacts rather than blow them so as not to blow the erasings inside the camera.

I did this to each of my three lenses just to be sure. Lo and behold, it worked good luck have a nice day!!! :) :) :)
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