Sticky lens cover

f16

Member
The lens cover is sticking. It often takes three or so tries before it flicks away and allows the lens to come out.

I'm nowhere near a service place. Do you think it's safe to drip one tiny drop of sewing machine oil down to the pivot?
 
J

jeanclaude

I would not do it for my camera (CM). I would be too afraid that the oil damage some electronic components or get on the lens. I think it is safer for you to wait to go near a LEICA dealer or a reliable service place.
 

f16

Member
It still does it. Usually if it hasn't been used for a week or so.

So, I use it more often. That's no hardship.
 
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