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Camera won't turn on

Hi, I have a Canon eos 400D camera It is about 1year old.One day it just won't turn on . There is noting wrong with the batery.

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  • HLDphotog May 28, 2008

    I have the same exact problem with my Rebel XTi. It's also almost 1 year old, and the battery is perfectly fine, it still charges and everything-the camera just wont turn on.

  • hitkaiser May 30, 2008

    Same problem here as well, camera is about 15months old :(
    From one day to the next it stopped turning on.


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Try replacing the date/time battery located in the main battery compartment. Also, simultaneously remove the lens. This will be like a master reboot for the camera. Replace the date/time coin battery, the main battery (freshly charged) and lastly the lens.

If this doesn't work, send it in for service. If you are just slightly beyond your one year warranty, Canon may allow a grace period especially if you can provide a receipt. If you can't find a receipt, give them the approximate date of purchase when you send in the camera. You will need to call them or set up service online.

Hope this helps!

Posted on May 30, 2008

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Next if that worked or not take cf card place in computer & format card. Retry in camera.

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Turn off camera.
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Was this camera near any water or dropped?

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Hi
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