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How do i remove the hot shoe / flash on a canon eos 35od. I am getting an error code 05. where the flash seems to be stuck and wont open... it would appear that i need to reset the mechanism ? how do i do this ? thank you

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    Every time I use automatic mode the flash unit refuses to open and creates an error message ERR05 in the display. It will still work in manual mode or in P mode.How do I sort this problem?

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Built-in flash or flashlite?
Does the camera work on one of the manual modes where the flash isn't on by default?
There is a reset to factory settings in the menu... not sure if this will help though. Also check the contacts for the lens to the camera, and make sure they care clean. Sometimes odd error messages can appear because of this.

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