Gear oil on the sensor

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Adalbert
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Gear oil on the sensor

Post by Adalbert »

Hello everybody,
Does anybody know if the shutter of the camera is oiled by any lubricating oil?
I have just cleaned the sensor of my EOS M3 and noticed that there is a lot of oil on it.
Firstly I have tried to remove it with isopropanol and ethanol but without any success.
And finally I have removed the oil with the petroleum ether (benzinum medicinale).
BR, ADi

TheDocAUS
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Post by TheDocAUS »

I believe Canon use a grease on the shutter mechanism.

Adalbert
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Post by Adalbert »

Probably I have touched the shutter with the cotton swab during the cleaning of the sensor :-(

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