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

Canon 20D error 99 shutter stuck

\015 As soon as you turn the camera on the shutter starts clicking and won't stop... the button is NOT depressed though...\015

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Canon digital slr cameras have a shutter life of about 60,000 shots, then the shutters weaken and freeze up, you then have to pay about $250 for reapirs
I hust send it to repair lest wait...
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Canon 20D error 99 shutter stuck


Canon digital slr cameras have a shutter life of about 60,000 shots, then the shutters weaken and freeze up, you then have to pay about $250 for reapirs ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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Error Message When I take a photo with Nikon D60 it's as though the shutter gets stuck and it gives an error message on the screen (Error! Press shutter release button again.) The top half of the photos are completely black. Also, there have been a couple of times during this problem that the shutter clicks and when looking through the viewfinder everything appears tinted. Weird, I know! Any ideas or suggestions?


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My canon 20d stopped taking photos for no aparant reason. Kept getting error 99 and when I re insert the battery it starts clicking on it's own whether turned on or not. I sent it to Canon repair who wanted to charge me more than it was worth to repair but that was before they even started to analyse the problem. I decided to buy a brand new 20d. Put in the battery and the CF card and exactly the same thing has happened. I can get the cameras to come on but when I press the buton the flash jumps


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Shutter stuck I had not used my Canon S2 IS camera for few months and was facing same problem(stuck shutter). I followed your instructions initially with no success, however later during each attempt I recharged the batteries and the camera started functioning after 3-4 attempts ... Thanks a lot ......


I wonder how good your rechargeable batteries are-even these lose their ability to recharge fully after a while. Try some non rechargeable good quality batteries in it and see if it then works properly. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

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Canon A40 Shutter Stuck The Camera works fine with all icons but it appears that the shutter is stuck open causing a black screen. Please advise how to solve this problem by myself. thanks and regards


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Error 99 I have a Canon 10D that worked fine for a little over a year, than I started getting Error 99's. You click the shutter button and nothing happens except an odd sounding click, and the "error 99" blinking in the LCD. At this point the camara is usless until you turn it off and than back on. This became more and more frequent until now I just can't depend on my camara any more. The problem, with my camara seems to have nothing to do with lens contacts or the memory card. I have search


1. Turn off the camera.\015\0122. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.\015\0123. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.\015\0124. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.\015\0125. ... Canon EOS-10D Digital Camera

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Error report 99 on my Canon 20D


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HI BRIAN ,,I AM SAGHA CAMERA REPAIRER,I THINK UR PROBLEM OCCURS DUE TO JAMMING OF PLASTIC MOUNT ON THE METAL BODY OF 20D.TRY THIS 1} LUBRICATE THE JUNCTION WHERE LENS GET ATTACHED TO THE BODY WITH KEROSENE THEN TRY TO RELEASE THE LENS.REM ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera
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