Derekmdh wrote in post #7896910
Please help! A spring has come off the mirror inside the body. I cannot determine how to reattach it. Because this has come off I am unable to use auto focus and it seems the mirror is now getting in the way of shots. Can someone please tell me how to reattach or if anyone has the same camera could you please take close ups with the lens off so I can see how it is attached. I have attached photos of the issue.
DId you fix this spring problem yourself or did you have to send it to Canon for repair?
The same just happened to me. I used the mirror lock up function a lot over the past few days; I rented a macro lens for a week and locking the mirror just helped me get sharper close ups. I was about to clean the mirror last night when I noticed the spring had come out. It was still partly attached so I removed it for fear of scratching the mirror. The camera still takes pictures but the mirror does not operate properly. Some of my pics are dark at the bottom. Cropping did the trick on some of them but I am afraid the mirror could get damaged if I don't fix it soon. Your reply would be appreciated. Thanks!