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Nikon auto focus lens not working, only in manual

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What camera body? This lens doesn't have an internal focusing motor and thus will not autofocus on the D40/D40x/D60/D5000/D3000.

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Hey sorry this is not a solution, actually I have the same problem!
I have a Nikon D5000 with Nikon lens 18-55mm, and the lens do not focus on auto, it's strange it used to focus automatically, the camera works great but now I have to focus manually every time. It did not hit anything and I never dropped to the ground! any advice, recommendation anything will be really appreciate it.
Cheers Daniel

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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SOURCE: Auto focus at full zoom not responding Nikon D80 with 18-200mm VR

Hi - I own this lens and it manually focuses at all focal lengths (hard to see at 18mm unless your subject is extremly close). You may need to get the lens checked. BTW - Mine was set as follows when I checked for you:

  • D80 was "on"
  • M/A
  • VR = Off
  • Normal (not Active)
Hope this helps!

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Nikon DX AF- S Nikkor 18-55 mm lens won't Auto focus

Is the switch on the side of the lens set to manual or auto? Sometimes it's the little things like this that we don't notice.

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