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

CANON 40D. Had Flash Error code 05. Powered down for 12 hours. Camera now gives message "Busy" when shutter trigger button depressed. Flash works manually and antennae pops-up , Flashes works manually. Have no access to any other control or menu. Both memory card and battery have been taken out and replaced several times.


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Pop up flash locking mechanism needs adjustment or to be replaced . You\015\012might be able to do this yourself but the top cover has to come off\015\012completely ( the mechanism I am talking about is on the inside of the\015\012top cover and is not expensive ).
One reason for sending it in is\015\012that if the mechanism ( small electro magnet and the lock ) has to be\015\012replaced you will need spare parts and these are not freely available.
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