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

THE TURNER IS ON GREEN ICON. I SWITCH CAMERA ON. I PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON TO TAKE A PICTURE. THE FLASH RELEASE UPWARDS CORRECTLY IN FULL. HOWEVER. ON THE DIGITAL DISPLAY, IT NOW REFLECTS ERROR 05. IF YOU NOW PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON AGAIN, IT CLICKS THREE TIMES, REFLECTING THE SAME ERROR CODE 05 WITHOUT TAKING ANY PICTURE. IF YOU NOW PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON AGAIN, IT DOES NOTHING. PLEASE ASSIST WITH ADVICE TO FIX THIS PROBLEM


Answers :

Error 05 is not uncommon with the Canon Digital Rebel XT camera.

On front on the right hand side under the flash there is a small prong \015\012which is connected to a switch that monitors if the flash is\015\012 released. This switch often is sticking slightly, i.e not fully popping out on flash\015\012 release. Try working this little switch manually & blowing it with compressed air perhaps, to see if you can free its movement up.

I hope that helps.
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