Canon USA Issues Product Advisory Regarding EOS 5D Mirror Detachment

Canon U.S.A has just posted a new product advisory for the original Canon EOS 5D. This is not regarding a new problem, but is a reminder that the end of service life for the 5D is scheduled for later this year:
 
Thank you for using Canon products.
 
Please note that the after-sales service period (service reception period) for this product will end on September 30, 2015. The free repairs are also scheduled to end on the same day.
 
We have discovered that, in rare instances, the main mirror of some EOS 5D Digital SLR cameras may detach due to deterioration in the strength of the adhesive. Accordingly, we would like to convey the details and our service policy concerning this phenomenon.
 
We offer our sincerest apologies to those customers who have been inconvenienced by this issue. Canon always strives to provide the highest quality products to our customers and we will spare no effort in our quality management to make sure our customers can use our products with confidence. We hope our efforts will earn your understanding.
 
Phenomenon
 
The main mirror of the camera detaches and images cannot be viewed through the viewfinder.
 
Affected products
 
EOS 5D Digital SLR cameras whose main mirror has detached.
 
User Support
 
We will repair and reinforce the mirror portion of the affected products free of charge. If you own one of the affected products, please contact our Customer Support Center.
 
Canon EOS 5D Mirror Detach
 
We appreciate your patience, and we offer our sincerest apologies to the customers using these products who have been inconvenienced by this issue.
 
This information is for residents of the United States and Puerto Rico only. If you do not reside in the USA or Puerto Rico, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.
 
Contact Information for Inquiries
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Customer Support Center
Phone: 1-800-OK-CANON (toll free)
1-800-652-2666
Email: carecenter@cits.canon.com
Support options and hours of operation: www.usa.canon.com/support
Posted: 5/11/2015 8:46:13 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Posted to: Canon News    Category: Canon Service Notices
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