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Old Mar 17, 2011, 6:56 PM   #1
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Default Canon Rebel will not Auto Focus

My daughter has a Canon Rebel that has decided to quit Auto Focusing. I have cleaned the contacts on the lens with a clean, soft rubber eraser. I also cleaned the contacts in the camera. Still no auto focus!

The lens works like a champ on my cameras. My lenses will not work on her camera either! Manual Focus is spot on and the camera takes great photos that way.

I have updated the Firmware, reset the camera settings and every thing else I can think of.
Does anyone out there have an idea what to do next?

The camera is too old to spend a lot of money on for service and my daughter can't afford to spend much money on it.

Any ideas will be Greatly appreciated!

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Old Mar 17, 2011, 7:02 PM   #2
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not much you can do, canon will most likely charge around 200 for a out of warranty repair.

What she might want to do is trade it in with the canon loyalty program for a t1i or t2i.
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Old Mar 17, 2011, 7:03 PM   #3
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PS here is the number.

Canon at 866-443-8002
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Thank you shoturtle!
I appreciate the reply and the phone number. I'll let her do the calling.

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if she is on a tight budget, they has some xsi and xs also.
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Thanks for the ideas Shoturtle.
I loaned her my backup camera, a Canon 30D. She just called and said that she LOVES the camera and wants to know if I will sell it to her so that I can buy the Canon 7D that I have been wanting. I just might take her up on the idea!

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well they have canon 7D form cpl, just send in her old camera, and get a huge discount on the refrub. So you save and she gets your old 30D.
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well they have canon 7D form cpl, just send in her old camera, and get a huge discount on the refrub. So you save and she gets your old 30D.
Great idea!!
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