Question about Nikon 35-105mm f/3.5-4.5 AF Autofocus Lens

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The focus is stuck on infinity it can't be moved at all, not manually or with camera on.

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  • kakima Jul 09, 2010

    What camera body? Do you have the autofocus turned off on both the lens and the camera?

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Having received no response in over a month, I assume this is no longer a problem.

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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