Question about Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED-IF AF-S VR DX Nikkor Lens

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Can't focus Manual and auto-focus don't work anymore, I'm afraid a lens moved out of place... If I slowly shake it I can hear a VR-like noise, even though the VR is off. The warranty expired and I bought the lens outside my home country so I was wondering whether I should try to fix the problem myself or give up and ship it overseas: they won't repair it where I live. In case I try to fix it by myself, do you have any advice? Besides being aware I'm most likely to screw everything up ;p ?

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  • kulfiray Aug 23, 2008

    my new nikon 18-200 and myself were still honneymooning together but for some reaon this morning nothing...no AF and no manual focus (on either C,S or M). I have try the various focus options, nothing either.



    Is there something I am missing? I can hear the engine going with no reaction from the lens. I purchased it to in Julu to take pics here in Afghanistan and now I have nothing. Please help!

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Dear nitronerd,
I would not attempt to fix the lens yourself. This is a very nice lens and is likely to be worth fixing. Since you are outside of the warranty period you should be able to get it fixed at any local repair center as long as they have the know how. If your local repair center will not repair the lens there are numerous camera repair facilities you could ship it to that you can find on the internet.

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