call them to set up a service tag. Canon at the newport news facility is pretty quick. They had my t1i fixed in under a week when it needed a small repair.
Super Frequent Flyer, no joke. Ex Patriot and loving it.
Canon Eos 60D, T1i/500D, Eos1, Eos 630, Olympus EPL-1, and a part time Pentax K-X shooter.