Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

Error Er1 - Communication between Camera and lens faulty

\015 Dear Cannon,I have a EOS1000D bought just over a yera ago. recently there is a text massage on the lcd after each shoot `communication between camera and lens faulty. please cleans lens contact point..... Error ER1'But after cleaning the text still appear.Please advise.regardsRaja Hamid Rahmat\015

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