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AF problem in CANON 350D

Hi, I possess Canon 350D with 18-55mm lens. I have used it for 2 yrs without any problem. But I noticed now that AF is not working properly. While pressing the half shutter during focussing though it is focussing using the center AF point but no beep sound is generating. Also if we enable all the seven AF points only senter AF point is blinking during focussing. Can u pls explain what is the problem.

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This is a problem with the mirror and the sensor. Have you out the camera in sensor clean mode? turning the camera to P then use the menu buttons to go to the second set of tool. clean sensor is there. You must have a good battery charge for it to work. take off the lens then hold the camera face down and activate the sensor. This did not work for me but this was one of the suggestions, if the mirror does lift back up when you put the camera in sensor clean mode then it is not the hinge that some are paying to be replaced. I took my camera and oddly enough turned it upside down in af mode in auto mode and it started shotting photos and focusing again. i did this about ten shots and when I put it back right side up everything worked fine! Try it and let me know.

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