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Error 5 on Canon eos 350D

My Canon 350d will not flash and clicks 3 times after the flash raises. It then shows an error 5 on the screen. Can anybody help

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Hi there,

Well first of all you can try a full reset, Pull both batteries out -the normal one, and the date/time one. If your camera is older (>2 yrs), it may be time to replace that battery..... anyway Put a new one in, and then put in the freshly-charged main battery, that might clear the error. If further you have the same problem then something is causing the flash to stick. Press the button and pull gently on the flash. Post comments for more help or information needed.....

Good Luck!!

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Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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