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

Error 99 on screen with the 18-55mm lense only

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'Error\015\012 99' indicates some problem with the AF contacts. This is a common error\015\012 in Canon lenses. It could indicate a very simple problem like dirty \015\012contacts or a much serious one like the breakage of USM cable.
As a \015\012first step, you can try cleaning the lens and body contacts (the metal \015\012contacts between the lens and body) using a pencil eraser. Be careful to\015\012 hold the body facing down so that no dust falls inside. After cleaning \015\012both the lens and the body contacts, re-attach the lens and try \015\012shooting. If the AF does not work still, you need to take the lens to an\015\012 authorized service center.
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