Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Auto focus will not work
\015 I have two cameras neither one will work on auto focus mode. I have cleaned the contacts to no avail. this problem occurs no matter which lense I use\015
This is going to sound crazy but I spent the last three hours trying to find a solution to this. I have had my canon eos digital rebel xt for over a year and all of a sudden I was having a real hard time getting it to focus. I would have it in the green auto mode and the lens set to af. The camera shoots fine in mf. So I did the research and I tried cleaning the contacts, cleaning the sensor and everything else to no avail. I did not want to pay to have it repaired. First I noticed that when I put the lens up to a light and put my hand in fron of it I could hear the motor trying to spin but it would not grasp or focus. Plus the green ligh in the viewfinder kept reminding me that it was not focusing. I kept opening up the body and the mirror didn't seem to be sticking as when the camera was in sensor clean mode the mirror would close completely. Anyway trying to focus on my hand in fron of the light I owuld notice that the camera would try to focus harder when little bits of light came through. So think about that an the mirror issue I tried the craziest thing. I turned the camera upside down and whola!!!! It started to auto focus again. So either I just figured something out that I couldn't find anywhere on the net or my prayers just got through traffic and finally went through . I'm not camera tech but I am a die hard troubleshooter Hope this helps
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