Introduction

Use this guide to remove the lens mount ring. This particular Canon SLR has a plastic lens mount ring that can wear faster than the metal lens mount rings on other models.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the two 3mm (1/8") black screws from the side cover using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3mm (1/8") black screws from the side cover using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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On the bottom, remove the 6mm (13/64") screw with the #00 Phillips Screwdriver.
  • On the bottom, remove the 6mm (13/64") screw with the #00 Phillips Screwdriver.

  • Pry up the panel; starting from the front/bottom corner, as indicated.

    • There's a concealed lip, under the opposite edge.

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Remove three medium length screws from the bottom of the camera
  • Remove three medium length screws from the bottom of the camera

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With tools and Fix Kits
Remove the two medium length screws on the front panel of the camera above the lens mount.
  • Remove the two medium length screws on the front panel of the camera above the lens mount.

  • Once you done, you may use the Spudger to panel from non-grip side.

  • If you start on the grip side, it will be more challenging to loosen the panel.

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Remove the five silver screws from the lens mounting ring using a Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the five silver screws from the lens mounting ring using a Phillips screwdriver.

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Use your fingers to remove the lens mounting ring.
  • Use your fingers to remove the lens mounting ring.

  • There is a small metal button housed in the ring (red square). Be careful not to lose this piece when removing the ring.

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Use a pair of tweezers to remove the spring on the lens mounting ring.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the spring on the lens mounting ring.

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Use a pair of tweezers to remove the gold metal ring.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the gold metal ring.

  • Take note of the ring's orientation for re-installing it.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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