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Canon 20d - lens stuck / jammed

My wife's camera has a lens that is jammed on the body... Canon 20D... the lense is broken and it was put on the body to see if it still worked (it didn't) and now it's jammed on there. the release mechinism seems to work but it's stuck on the body. how can we release the lens?

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    same probleme, need fix....

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HI BRIAN ,,I AM SAGHA CAMERA REPAIRER,I THINK UR PROBLEM OCCURS DUE TO JAMMING OF PLASTIC MOUNT ON THE METAL BODY OF 20D.TRY THIS

1} LUBRICATE THE JUNCTION WHERE LENS GET ATTACHED TO THE BODY WITH KEROSENE THEN TRY TO RELEASE THE LENS.REMOVE THE BATTERY FROM CAMERA ,TRY AND HEAT UP THE JUNCTION WITH HAIR DRYER A LITTLEBIT THEN TRY TO RELEASE THE LENS.

2}IF THIS THING ALSO DOESN'T WORK THEN YOU HAVE TO SACRIFICE THE LENS PLASTIC MOUNT PUT SOME SHARP KNIFE LIKE OBJECT IN THE JUNCTION OF LENS & CAMERA & THEN PUSH IT UPWARDS WHICH WILL BREAK ONE OF THE PLASTIC LENS MOUNT COLLOR AND LENS WILL COME OUT WITHOUT DAMAGING YOUR CAMERA .LATER YOU CAN GET REPLACED THE LENS MOUNT FROM SERVICE PERSON. BUT NOW ATLEAST YOU CAN USE CAMERA WITH OTHER LENSES.

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