Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

My eos rebel xsi is not autofocusing and is not shooting when try to get a pic with the autofocus


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Remove the lens and clean the contacts on the body and lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.
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My eos rebel xsi is not autofocusing and is not shooting when try to get a pic with the autofocus


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