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Nikon AF-s VR zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm

I cannot get the focus ring to work whether or not I am in manual or automatic. My other lens work normally. I have a D-70, so now in telephoto I get blurry pix even on tripods. Is it possible that the focus motor is burned out? Bob

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Re: Nikon AF-s VR zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm

First the auto focus motor is in the body and not the lens so that will not be the problem. Unless you dropped the lens the problem is probably in the focus gear interface inside the lens ( it is stuck in the manual drive --that is why no autofocus-- and there is something preventing normal gear operation). Seems like a small problem but will require a look at the rear of the lens where the gear box is situated.

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