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Changes to Canon AE-1p Shutter Squeak/Slowness Repair Introduction

Edit by Johnny Massengill

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Device
Canon AE-1
Type
repair
Thing
Shutter sqeak/slowness
Title
Repairing Canon AE-1 Shutter sqeak/slowness
Introduction
Removing the front beauty piece from a Canon AE-1 Camera and removing one screw from the lens coupler, with a little lubricant, a syringe and needle, you can fix your Canon AE-1's squeaking shutter
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Moderate
Conclusion
To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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Summary
When the shutter components lack lubrication, the shutter will make a "zip, zip" noise. Simple lubrication will return your shutter to proper operation.

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