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Nikon D50 70-300 mm lens

When I was taking pictures the other day I switched from normal mode to macro. I couldn't get it back into normal mode so I pushed as hard as I could on the front of the lens when it was at 300 mm. The thing made a noise and went back in to 70 mm but now I can't zoom in unless I pull the lens out. It is throwing my autofocus off and I can't even manually focus. What do I do?

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Re: Nikon D50 70-300 mm lens

Send it to the repair shop Digital cameras like most folk object to brute force. you have probably wreck the focus motor and gearing.

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