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Nikon D200 refuses to auto focus with any lens it just doesn't do anything.

Worked fine for the last 2 years, now it will not auto focus. Have got 3 Nikon lenses all auto focus, the VR works fine but my 18-200, 85-300 and 18-75 non of them will auto focus after just working flawless. Tried resetting the camera, cleaned the connection, but must be the D200 since all 3 lenses can't fail at ones. Have taken over 15000 photos absolutly perfect but now this.

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Does the camera body has a M/AFswitch? it would be located in front on the left side if that accidently gets changed to M your lens will not AF any more until you change it?? I know it sounds so simple but who knows!! Barry Brown
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