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Won't autofocus Help! All of a sudden my D50 wont autofocus. It just keeps going back and forth, back and forth, never settling on a focused subject. I've reset and checked everything I can think of. Made sure all the settings are correct. This just happened, it was working fine one moment and the next not! I have a Nikkor DX 18-70mm 1.35-4.5 G lens attached. Thanks for any help from anyone. I've taken the lens off and put it back on again...tried just about everything I can think of! I did notice another post about this but it wasn't helpful because it wasn't specific, something about holding the focus ring...but I had no idea what they were talking about. Karen

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  • Karen Doherty Jun 11, 2007

    Thanks...I kept fooling with it last night and it IS the lens, not the body.

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First try another lens on the body and see if the problem is the lens or the body,if its the body the autofocus mirror could be out of adjustment, if its the lens, it sounds like the lens took an impact and needs a pro repair. you should be able to set body to manual focus and focus lens to infinty.

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