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I just loaded up my old T90 after 4yrs of non use. All was well, the display showed mode, shutter speed etc then when I took the first shot I got HELP in the viewfinder and the three EEEs on the lcd. I took the batteries out and tested them - all ok. When I re load the batteries the lcd shows one shot taken and all the normal settings again. I take another shot and the same HELP and EEE errors come up - if I take out the batteries and reload then the camera works again. I have tried moving the film winding to HIgh taking a shot and switiching the dof preview on and off but this has not stopped the problem - should I try to lubricate the dof switch?? If so how do I do this? All answers gratefully received :)) THanks Lin

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  • danijel_zele Apr 16, 2009

    My lcd on T90 Canon's  camera shows ''EEE'' and shutter's not working.I've heard that this eror came up because, the motor's electro-magnets on the shutter are sticked. Tried to open it,but I've stoped when I saw very complexed mechanism.Is there any chance to fix this problem on my own,with Your HELP,of course.Forgive me because my knowledge of English, is not so good,and I make many writing mistakes.
    I'm looking forward for any help from You.My location is Bosnia and Herzegovina,and we don't have any certified services for Canon.At the end,THANK YOU. 

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Lin & Daniel,
I had the same problem w/ my T90 after years of not using it. But, the T90 is not dubbed the Tank for nothing. The shutter curtains stucked/stacked because of unuse, especially if you hadn't used it for years.
Here's what i've done to revived it:
I set the shutter speed Tv 500 in Low then hit the carpeted floor while pressing the release button.
Try it my friends and let me know.
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