Question about Canon EOS-D2000 Digital Camera

Open Question

Flash will not close

I have a Canon EOS 20D. While taking a photo indoors, the flash popped up and the locking mechanism started clicking/opening and closing repeatedly. The only way I could get it to stop was to remove the battery. After removal I reinserted it and turned the camera back on. Ever since then, the automatic flash will not lock shut; thus I have a flash stuck open. I have tried removing the battery for an extended period of time--no help. Any suggestions?

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

SOURCE: My Canon EOS 20D has a problem

could be that you have dust / dirt on the sensor even when mine was brand new it had dirt on it.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

Ad
robshow
  • 367 Answers

SOURCE: The flash on my Canon EOS 400D won't work

Can you pull it up manually, Be careful when doing this but try opening it manually, it is possible that the catch for the flash is just stuck temporarily.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Canon EOS 20D shutter error

Hello - I figured it out. I had the exact same problem. The shutter failed and it had to be fixed by Canon. Apparently that happens after the shutter fires so many times (like a click-count on a printer). I just got my camera back and it's doing awesome now.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: cANON eos 450D error 05

I have had the same problem with my 450D. I have been living without flash on my cam for a month. Until I realized that maybe something liquid and sticky by chance got where the flash is...so i just trid to hold uo the flash my insrting my nail into the small space between the flash and the camera and tried to press the flash button. IT WORKED!!!

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

  • 10865 Answers

SOURCE: my canon EOS 400D camera

Hi S. take it to a camera shop as it probably needs a bulb. Joe

Thanks for choosing Fixya!

Posted on Dec 02, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Canon 60d internal flash not popping up


Check the metal tabs inside the notable rails as they need to touch the upper part of the rails to allow built in flash to work
Use a micro screwdriver to push the tabs up to the rail
GENTLY as that was what was wrong with my canon digital body

Jun 21, 2015 | Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera with 18135mm...

3 Answers

Error 05 on canon eos 550 d


tryed everyones sugestions for erros 05.3 clicks but non worked until i took the flash cover of by takeing 2 screws out very easy and then loosenedthe screw with the spring until flash moved freely

Feb 01, 2012 | Canon EOS 550D Rebel T2i Digital Camera

1 Answer

Hi, I have a Canon EOS Digital Rebel, and as of recently, it has been doing this thing where, on certain settings, i will go to focus the image, and when i click down all the way to take the shot, the...


Hey Lackster,
Error 5 is a problem with the flash. Long story short it thinks there is an external flash attached even though the mechanical pop-up still works. It is repairable.

Please let me know if you have any more questions.

Thank you.

Feb 17, 2011 | Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital...

1 Answer

I got error 099, before I was getting error 05. and the flash dos not open canon EOS 20D


I also get the error 99 message and cannot take any photos... I have been able to solve this problem by taking out the batterys and wiping down the connectors on both the batterys and the connecters in the motordrive with a lens cloth. keep the lens cloth on hand when shooting. It may be that either oils, or dirt has gotten onto the connectors. I hope this helps.

Mar 23, 2010 | Canon EOS-20D Body only Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have an older canon 20d camera that i love and started taking a photo classes with it. the other night i was replacing my battery and the flash popped open and now it won't close. the hook things that...


Sorry to tell you that this is a common problem. You may be lucky in that the usual case is that the flash gets stuck in the down position and is unusable. It is possible to dissamble this part , but the risk would not seem to outweigh the reward. I have the problem of the flash not extending and simply use an external flash, as the built in flash is pretty whimpy to be quite honest. I don't even know why they provide it!!
Good luck. If you feel the urge to get into this and take your chances, let me know and I will jump into mine as I have a new 40d so my 20d is a spare.
Cheers
Tony

Sep 01, 2009 | Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm...

2 Answers

Canon EOS 20D shutter error


Hello - I figured it out. I had the exact same problem. The shutter failed and it had to be fixed by Canon. Apparently that happens after the shutter fires so many times (like a click-count on a printer). I just got my camera back and it's doing awesome now.

Feb 19, 2009 | Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera

1 Answer

The flash on my Canon EOS 400D won't work


Can you pull it up manually, Be careful when doing this but try opening it manually, it is possible that the catch for the flash is just stuck temporarily.

Jan 05, 2009 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

1 Answer

Canon 20d flash


push the flash into its resting place with a little pressure, turn unit over, take an image requiring flash while pushing on the flash and then quickly release the flash.
something is likely broken and may clear out when camera in alternate position.
otherwise, off to service. don't force it.
good luck
mark

Dec 01, 2007 | Canon EOS 20Da Digital Camera

1 Answer

Flash


We usually find some sort of sticky foreign material (juice, soft drink, or any other sticky material) has been spilled on the camera. This prevents the pop-up flash from lifting. Inspect the pop-up flash for cleaning. If the material has gotten under the flash head the camera should be taken to a competent shop for cleaning. There are, as well, swiches under the flash head that fail. It could be any of these problems. Take it to a good repair shop.

Nov 16, 2007 | Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera

2 Answers

Built-in flash auto pop-up problem


Does the 'pop up' pop up? If it does and still says obstructed- closes it and pop it again If it still persists Canon customer support will advise the next move. If a repair price seems high you could perhaps get a separate flash if the camera accepts them.

May 09, 2007 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon EOS-D2000 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

110 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Cameras Experts

TC CAMERA REPAIR.Com...

Level 2 Expert

176 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

2178 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Canon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...