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Canon rebel eos xt freezes up

Our camera has been freezing up.  we sent it away and they said nothing was wrong . it had also flashed err 99 (apparently after a little rest it started up again). we then bought a new card and new battery.  it worked for awhile and then quit on and off and then finally just gave up completely.

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I have the same problem happen to me a few times already. I'm sorry I can't answer your question, but I did find this. I'm not using a Professional 80x-speed Lexar CF card, but on Wiki it is stated as a potential problem for freezes. My rebel is a few years old, so maybe it's wear and tear causing my problem. I do hope you find an answer to yours. Oh here is the link for wiki where I found the info about the CF card.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_EOS_3...

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We ended up sending the camera in to Canon. $200 unless they find something more wrong. Luckily we have my Nikon D80 still. I will say that Canon replied via e-mail fairly quickly and one paid, said 7-10 business days for the repair.

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SOURCE: Canon Rebel Xt EOS Err 99

Error 99 is a "catch all" error that has several causes. It could be that your battery is not fully charged, especially if it is a generic, non-Canon battery. Charge for at least over night even if the charger says it's full. If that's not the cause, switches inside the camera will have to be cleaned by a repair shop.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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The Err 99 problem occurs due to dirty contacts between the body and the lens. I recommend cleaning the contacts. You can then turn Off the camera and then remove and reinstall the batteries to reset the camera to get the problem fixed.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon EOS Xt displays Err 99 how do I fix it.

change the lens or try cleaning the connector tabs with a eraser.

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Error 99 in Canon EOS Rebel XS 1000d

Have you been to the support section of Canon's website to find out what "error 99" means?

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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I have a Canon EOS Rebel XT purchased in 2006. I keep seeing the message error 99 repeated over and over Thank you Kim Atkins


If I remember correctly, this message is caused by a loss of communication between the camera body and the lens.
It could be dirt related, or even wear related. Some are not !

There are quite a few discussions about this on the net.
I suggest reading some of the entries.

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Changing that setting was aparently a BAD idea!


Hello: Try updating the firmware for the camers and software. Go to canon and download the firmware to a flash drive and connect your camera and install the latest firmware from canon.

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Canon EOS Xt displays Err 99 how do I fix it.


change the lens or try cleaning the connector tabs with a eraser.

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Error 99 means lens communication error.
Try to clean the contacts on both sides.
and re-install lens

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Err 99 usually means your lens contacts are dirty either on the lens itself or on the camera.

To isolate the cause of the issue, do the following: -
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert only a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.

Does the “ERR 99" message appear? If so, the camera may be faulty and requires a service. If it does not, then: -
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.

Does the “ERR 99" message appear? If so, then the CF card is faulty. Try a different card. If the message does not appear: -
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the gold contacts on the lens by GENTLY rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Keeping the camera face pointing down, also clean the gold contacts on the camera, being careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.

If the “ERR 99" message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99" with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera is faulty and should be serviced.

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Err 99 on canon rebel xt 350 d


The Err 99 problem occurs due to dirty contacts between the body and the lens. I recommend cleaning the contacts. You can then turn Off the camera and then remove and reinstall the batteries to reset the camera to get the problem fixed.

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Canon Rebel Xt EOS Err 99


Error 99 is a "catch all" error that has several causes. It could be that your battery is not fully charged, especially if it is a generic, non-Canon battery. Charge for at least over night even if the charger says it's full. If that's not the cause, switches inside the camera will have to be cleaned by a repair shop.

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Error 99 only when flash pops up


I know what you two are talking about. I ordered a Canon EOS 300d from a site called "Keh" and I had never used one before... so I get it in the mail on time. The camera works fine for a few minutes then I get an "error 99" and can't do jack with the camera. I researched online and even called keh ... I read and heard that it has to do with the lens... so I sen't the camera back and got my money.

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