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Cannon 35mm EOS Rebel X S Shutter Problem

I own a 35mm EOS Rebel X S, and whenever I do not use it in a while, the shutter does not open and close in the proper time, even in the automatic setting. There is some for of liquid on the shutter, but I have been told that it is just lubrecant...pls help

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Problem in shutter clean the shutter with white petrol dry it no need of lubrecant

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