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Camera does not fire external flash

I have a speedlite 580ex II flash and a canon rebel xt camera. When I fire the camera, it communicates with the flash but the flash does not fire. The reason I know that it is communicating with the flash is because when I press the shutter button, it not only wakes up the flash, but sends out the pre-lighting. However, the flash will not fire. What could be the problem?

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Also be certain that the flash is screwed onto the shoe as tightly as possible.

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Is it in manual or auto modes (camera)Try resetting the camera back to factory defaults as a first step.

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