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The auto focus works on the 300mm lens but only works on manual

On thee 18 to 55 mm lens.

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With your D40, you can old go on manual focus on the 70-300mm AF-G/D nikkor.

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Why wont my Nikon af nikkor 70-300mm G lens autofocus its self with my D5000 camera


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Will not auto focus with a smaller lens.


I had the same issue with my Nikon d60...my 18-55mm did auto focus but my 55-200mm only manual focused, i thought it might have been my camera as i heard that not all lenses are compatible with my d60 but it turned out to be the focussing motor or something that was damaged, it was making a very funny noise when it tried to auto focus with it,like a screeching sound..if this is the case you should get it repaired and looked at, also check on the lens if it says it is a AF lens,if so make sure th switch on the side of the lens is switched on AF not MF. hope it helps

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