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HI, I have a Nikon D300 and I lost the auto-focus function. The AF works with my lens on my D70s, so it's not the lens. Any suggestions?

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  • lasaduo Jan 06, 2009

    Focus selector was properly set to C. I tried a few of the fixes
    posted somewhere else and couldn't rectify the problem. Finally sent
    it to Nikon service and the repair is covered under warranty. Thanks
    for responding.

  • lasaduo Jan 06, 2009

    I had the CSM selector properly set to C. Didn't work on S either. Tried a couple of the fixes posted elsewhere and finally returned it to Nikon service. Repair is covered under warranty. Thanks for responding.

  • Timm Chapman
    Timm Chapman May 11, 2010

    Do you have the focus selector on the front of the camera set to M, C or S? If its on M, then thats why.

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You could try turning off the autofocus (on camera) and flip it back on. it may be a stuck motor or connection. May also be back CPU connections.

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