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At 300mm motor keep on turning even if focus already

D80 with Nikon lense 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR. With VR mode on at 300mm, when press focusing button, even if already focus, there is sound of motor moving. However, if I go down to 250mm, the sound disappear. The picture look ok though. Then I try with VR off mode, it work fine at 300mm, no swirling sound. I just bought this lens as used in US. Is this normal?

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  • kakima May 11, 2010

    Are you sure you're not just hearing the VR motor? Try turning VR off and then listen to the lens.

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Your motor maybe going bad. Try sending it to PhotoTech Repair Service in NYC. They are Nikon authorized, and can do the repair under warranty if you still have it. Also if you join they're facebook page, they will give you a 10% discount.
Here is the facebook page link, it has everything you need to send it in.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-York-NY/PhotoTech-Repair-Service-Inc/102527215194

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