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

Terminal Cover will not stay closed

\015 Terminal cover bent while in bag. Won't stay closed on one end or the other.\015

Answers :

I assume you're referring to the rubber cover on the left side of the body, if so, just get some black gaffer tape from your local camera shop. It holds very well and does not leave any residue on the body.
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Terminal Cover will not stay closed


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