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Film advance I have a 4 year old canon sure shot 80 u. When I put a new roll of 35mm fuji film, it will not advance. I changed the battery and another roll of film. When I put film in camera and close door, I hear a motor running and then the window flashes 0 . I cannot use the on and off button. When I take the film out, the camera lens goes in and out and flashes with the pushing of the on and off button. Any suggestions would be of great help? A trip to Circuit City where I bought camera wa a waste of time.

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If it's an old film, could it be at the end of the roll - to check this, 'lightly' turn the rewind lever backwards and forwards. As the camera is pointing away from you, turning the rewind knob clockwise will normally rewind the film (don't press the rewind button in, we don't actually want to rewind the film yet), turning the knob clockwise should be tight and a firm stop, if the film is at the end, you will feel the same tight firm stop if you turn it counter-clockwise. Don't turn the rewind knob backwards (counter-clockwise) too hard, you'll unscrew it and it may fall apart. If turning it backwards rolls freely in a full circle, then you have film left.
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OK, that's enough to get started, did this work or do we need to try more options?

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