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Automatic Function will not work!!

My Rebel XT will not Focus Auotmatically. It was working great and then as I switched some settings for a special event, I must have triggered something that will not allow the lenses to automatically focus. I am hoping it is an easy problem but have tried reading the manual again and checking all the setting on my different lenses. Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, happy shooting!

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  • Acaycia Oct 09, 2007

    The camera and lenses do work in Manual mode.

  • carolbd Nov 04, 2007

    The focus was working fine. We put in a new lens to try it, and the autofocus wouldn't work. So, we put in the original lens, and that won't focus now either! The lens ARE set to AF.



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I had the same problem a few moths ago when I tried to use a Quanta lens. Go into the second tools menu, select clear settings, then select Clear all Custom Functions. It worked for me I hope it works for you.

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For a guru you don't read very well. carolbd said "AF ARE ON"

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The fact that you can focus the lens manually suggests that auto focus is switched off on the lens . Switch to AF on the lens and try again.

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

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