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Nikon AF 35-135 lens-used for both analog and digital cameras

I dropped it on a rug and it won't focus or zoom

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There's no easy DIY fix for this unless you can clearly see what's broken and how to fix it. But the shock of the fall has either dislodged the internal gears or bent/broken one or more internal pins.

The lens will need professional repair; if at the same time it's given a full CLA service (Clean, Lubricate, Adjust) then it will be money well spent as it's still far cheaper than a new replacement lens.

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