Having problems with your Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera ?
Sd card does not make contact with camera terminals, intermittant problem.
\015 Camera often shows on memory card installed. Pushing the card in and out a couple of times sometimes helps to make contact\015
There is a very small switch on the side of the SD card holder that detects that a card is inserted. It sounds like the switch is either bent, broken, or not making good contact. This really isn't repairable - you need to replace the card holder. Unfortunately with your camera the card holder only comes with a large very expensive assembly (it nets out in the 80-90 dollar range) that includes the front circuit board and the battery compartment.
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