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I have had my camera for at the most 2.5 years, and my battery symbol started flashing, so naturally I replaced the batteries, and put in a new roll of film, now when I turn it on to take a picture, it makes a weird sound and the battery symbol starts flashing again. NEW FILM, NEW BATTERIES, it shouldn't do this ugh can someone help me please?

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  • sabothell Jul 31, 2008

    I have 2 Cameras, both Canon EOS Rebel G and I have the same problem. I tried 2 sets of brand new batteries on both cameras and they both have the same problem. The camera makes a whirring sound and the low battery symbol flashes. Is this a common occurrence? Help please!

  • JennRaven Dec 03, 2008

    I have the same exact problem as described by previous 2 people. SO frustrating! My camera is only 3 years old and I've spent approx. $1200 between camera and lenses!

  • nhreefer Apr 10, 2009

    battery symbol flashes after new batteries and film also makes a wierd noise

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The charger may not be charging the batteries properly.
The batteries you are buying may not be good.
There may be a fault in the camera where the voltage is not being properly regulated.

Your best solution would be to take the camera to a camera service center to have everything properly tested to resolve the issue.

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Posted on May 02, 2008

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