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

My canon EOS 350D wont work in auto mode. It wont autofocus at all in any mode and it wont take pictures in auto mode when the AF is on. Changed the CF/battery/ reset factory settings etc. Still no change!

Answers :

Try cleaning the contacts on the lens and the camera body where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.
I found this solution posted by cyberkitty on this same site & it worked for me:
\015\012I had this problem awhile ago - you must have accidently adjusted the focal area - it is sooooo easy to do without realising it. Here is what I was told:
\015\012Most likely, you have changed the AF point, which only takes effect in the creative modes (Manual, Av, Tv, P, etc)
\015\012There should be a button on your camera that has a grid like pattern above it, like
- - - - -
\015\012or so. press that, look through the viewfinder, and move the shutter or rear wheel, you should see the different AF points like up in red, and as you turn different ones will light up, and eventually all of them. also, you can look on the screen on top (or back, if its a rebel) and it will show you which ones are selected while in that mode, instead of looking through the viewfinder.
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