Question about Canon EOS-D2000 Digital Camera
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?
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
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
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
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