Question about Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor Lens
My lens started catching as I zoomed in and out and would not go wider than
~24mm. The problem is one or more of the screws holding the zoom
mechanism comes loose and jams. Follow this link for the fix; took me
~20 min to repair (I went very slowly)! Much easier than taking it apart from the rear.
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
There is nothing I could find for web based diagrams. The lens comes apart from the rear. The contacts have two screws holding them to the mount ring. You must free them up first before removing the mount.
It gets tricky after that. The mount has a long arm attached on the back side that extents into the lens to the aperture. It is slotted and hooks to a brass pin on the side of the aperture assembly. There is also a ground wire attached to the mount as well.
Do you wish to get into this?
Posted on Feb 19, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 10, 2012 | Tamron 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 LD Lens for...
May 14, 2010 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-200mm...
May 04, 2010 | Leupold ® Rifleman® 3-9x50 mm Scope
Apr 11, 2010 | Nikon Speedlight SB-800 TTL Flash
Mar 21, 2010 | Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL Flash
Apr 06, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...
Feb 21, 2008 | Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX...
Sep 03, 2007 | Quantaray 28-90mm f/3.5-5.6 for Pentax
1,682 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!