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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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EOS 40D and EFS 17-85 zoom lens Error 01 message. Camera

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EOS 40D and EFS 17-85 zoom lens Error 01 message. Camera will work fine for a few days thean give Error message, it will do this repeatedly then after a day or a week will just start working again, but will eventually trigger the Er 01 message again, I have cleaned the contacts tried to remove battery for extended period but cant seem to isolate the cause,
IS it the lens? the Camera? and if i send it in for service can you isolate the problem if you can't recreate the error? thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell A. replied 2 years ago.
Hello, Do you have access to a second lens and if so, does it give a similar result? Periodic Er 01 errors?