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KAMERA HANDY STATION 16,840 views 12:38 Canon EOS 400D - recenze - Duration: 3:36. Am having same issue on my canon 650D & external flash no longer works! So, guys it wasn't a Firmware update issue. Be careful using Loctite - I don't think that it conducts electricity, so use only a little bit and keep it away from the flash contacts. check over here

I'll leave it over night and see if it's sorted it out, but at the moment I'm a happy chappie!!ReplyDeleteRepliesMcKay ChristensenOctober 12, 2014 at 9:07 AMGreat news! Thank you!!!ReplyDeleteMcKay ChristensenMarch 17, 2013 at 5:57 PMYou are very welcome! So I tried the WD-40 (carefully and sparingly) and that seems to have done the job. Turns out there was something in the flash mechanism slowing things down and WD-40 cleaned it out. (Note: WD-40 is used to displace water and does not conduct electricity.

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If you have never seen it, this is ERROR 05. My camera is still working great and there have been absolutely NO problems from using WD-40.ReplyDeleteRepliesAnonymousFebruary 3, 2015 at 11:27 AMWD-40 being a both a solvent and lubricant it is less The Ninja Turtle/Color Code (Hartman) Personality Test Personality tests have always been pretty interesting to me. Better yet, find a few of different thicknesses, because you will want the clip to fit without too much play.

just use some common sense.) Spray the WD-40 as shown. I didnt spray wd40 just worked the flash hood up and down a few times once it opened and blew the dust out. Notice the bright lighing. Canon Powershot Flash Not Working Canon EOS 400D (EOS Digital Rebel XTi / EOS Kiss Digital X) If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.

Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Thank you very much !DeleteDonn WonderlingAugust 16, 2015 at 9:30 AMYour fix worked great! You have been saving people hundreds of dollars for over 2 years.

Look carefully at the catches, push them down gently and the plate should slide out (FYI - the plate is what makes it so easy for the flash's pins to slide

It is part of the hinge in the rear. Canon 400d Flash Not Working Now my camera looks brand new and it works just fine. Look under the left prong for a small plastic plug. Working properly again now.ReplyDeleteAnonymousAugust 31, 2013 at 3:25 AMThanks a lot.saved me some repair money and more headachesworks good.

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ReplyDeleteAnonymousApril 27, 2015 at 2:19 AMThank you very much. Unfortunately t isn't really economical to send the camera for repair as it is a bit old now, and it seems a shame to throw out. Canon Error 05 Flash Fix I didn't have a can of compressed air to hand so used an air blower at the hinges which seems to have worked.ReplyDeleteRepliesMcKay ChristensenDecember 27, 2013 at 9:21 PMAn air blower?! Canon Flash Not Firing See below for a normal and a loose flash shoe.

You should see four screws on the corners of the shoe, one large circular flash 'trigger' contact and four small circular flash ETTL communication contacts. check my blog I did not use WD-40, though, since as others have pointed out, WD-40 is not really a lubricant. The shoe area is ready for surgery. I just now blew some compressed air in the area mentioned and SHAZAMM! Canon 600d Flash Problem

I just did it to my Kodak and now the flashlight is working (popping up) again. If you can't fix i it yourself, it may actually be cheaper to buy a small external speedlite (like the Canon 220EX) than to have Canon repair the camera! It seems to me that haters always come out of the woodwork when it was someone else who thinks of a great fix other than them! this content Th...

Thanks for taking time out to share this information with us all. Canon Eos 400d I can't imagine the cost of replacing this little piece, but have been through enough frustration with this that I am no longer a Canon fan.ReplyDeleteRepliesCory WichmanJuly 2, 2015 at 9:27 You've saved me on a big bill.

I am not a Canon flash engineer.

Following your directions, I was able to manually open it on the first try. The need to announce that he or she would not spray WD40 is just an opinion, to each his (her) own! (I am referring to the comment made by Anonymous of I was really worried to open it manually, but it definitely worked. What a great post - thank you.ReplyDeleteAnonymousDecember 10, 2014 at 1:34 PMEOS people - Try putting the WD40 on a Qtip or pin and placing it on the Flash hook first.

I guess from the many posters in the comments that you've helped a lot of people, thanks for taking the risk of trying the WD40 and putting the DIY online for ReplyDeleteRepliesMcKay ChristensenDecember 17, 2013 at 9:15 PMYikes. I am surprised how many people experience the exact same problem. http://basetelecom.net/flash-not/canon-eos-20d-flash-not-working.html If this did not fix your flash, then there likely is another problem (hotshoe trigger constantly pressed in so that the flash does not go up, or perhaps a broken spring).