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My Canon 5D mk 3 has started to display the red access lamp

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My Canon 5D mk 3 has started to display the red access lamp on a permanent basis. Is there a fix I can perform?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Digital Cameras
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Hi Graham. Welcome to justanswer.

If you have another memory card then try replacing it with the one inside the camera. If you don't have any then format the memory card being used and then try.

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Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Is the issue still there?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have tried various cards in both slots and the problem persists unfortunately.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Try doing a factory reset.

Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.
  • Press the MENU button
  • Press the [Q] button and select the SETUP tab
  • Scroll the dial to select the SETUP 4 tab
  • Highlight the “Clear all camera settings” and press SET button
  • When the display ask you, select OK and press SET button
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Unfortunately that didn't work either.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Try replacing the clock battery.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I obviously do not have one knocking about, will source one and get back to you. Thanks
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Graham, let me know when you have bought a new one. If you want I can guide you through on how to remove the clock battery and replace it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can do that ok, thank you, ***** ***** find out what type to order. Lust need to wait for the battery which is now ordered and when I get it is up to the post office. Thanks for the suggestions so far.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Okay let me know the results.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will do. Speak soon.
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 1 year ago.

Okay Graham.

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