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My camera lens for canon AE-1 is STUCK. Any one knows how to fix this problem Thanks

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    Obertelli May 11, 2010

    The AE-1 is an SLR body which can be fitted with many different makes and models of lenses. Which exact make and model of lens are you asking about? I what respect is it stuck? Stuck on the camera or stuck focus, zoom, aperture or FD breech lock rings?

  • Obertelli
    Obertelli May 11, 2010

    Stuck in what way? Focussing or aperture rings? Lens diaphragm? Stuck onto the camera body? Stuck inside your dog's mouth...? I and many others would love to help you but we're not mind readers ;-)

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There is no safe DIY repair for your lens problem,and the camera will require professional repair. I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera department in a large store) or contact Canon customer service via their website (www.canon.com) to arrange repair. Be sure to get a firm price before you commit to any repair, though. The fix can easily approach the cost of a new camera, and repair warranties are typically only 30 days.

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