Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Camera does not fire external flash

\015 I have a speedlite 580ex II flash and a canon rebel xt camera. When I fire the camera, it communicates with the flash but the flash does not fire. The reason I know that it is communicating with the flash is because when I press the shutter button, it not only wakes up the flash, but sends out the pre-lighting. However, the flash will not fire. What could be the problem?\015

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Also be certain that the flash is screwed onto the shoe as tightly as possible.
Is it in manual or auto modes (camera)Try resetting the camera back to factory defaults as a first step. \015\012
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