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ON / OFF Rotary selector is jaming

The rotary on / off / auto, etc. switch is getting to the point where it is almost impossible to rotate between positions, otherwise the camera has been very reliable. This problem has progressively gotten worse over time.

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Re: ON / OFF Rotary selector is jaming

I sprayed the stem of the switch with big bath iso contact cleaner and rotated the switch through all positions repeating the sprying and rotating and it helped.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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If either switch is set to manual, the auto focus system will be disabled, so it is very important to have them both set to "A" or "A/M".

I hope this helps. Please rate my reply - thanks!

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