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Film Loading Error

I had placed a roll of film in my Canon Rebel film camera, and when I closed the door, it did not begin prewinding as it should have. Thinking that maybe I was going crazy and I just didn't hear it, I decided to take a test shot. When I clicked the botton to take a picture, I heard a long lasting, unhealthy film winding sound. Also the film icon was flashing. I took the camera in the dark room so I could open the back and reload the film, but the film was gone, and the roll was empty. I'm thinking the film is somewhere tangled inside my camera; it has to be somewhere in there. I have never had a problem with this camera before. I have had it for only a year. What should I do?

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  • lovetwocook Dec 25, 2008

    same thing for me too. except my film winds but the icon coms on and it wont let me take pics. i havent had this problem before.

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This also happens to Yashicas often. (though instead of stirpping the film, it will rewind it back into the roll. Something's wrong with either the firmware or the drive system. It'll need to be taken to a camera repair shop, or you'll have to send it back to Canon for warranty service, if it's still within warranty.

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3. With the power turned on, press the two rewind buttons together. They are marked in red.
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