Having problems with your Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera ?

Flash doesn't pop up. I get several clicks and an Err5

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Flash doesn't pop up. I get several clicks and an Err5

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Error 5 de flash doesn't pop up. I get several clicks and an error message 5

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