Canon DIY Lens Repair: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

This has been far too long in the works, but it’s finally here: A how-to DIY repair guide for taking apart (and rebuilding) the Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS (both the IS v1 and II) to fix the stripped focus ring gear issue. Stripped focus ring gears are extremely common on these lenses – and with a bit of patience and care, can be fixed¬†for all of $10. WARNING: By viewing and/or following this guide, you accept full responsibility for any malfunctions or damage that may be caused to your lens…

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