Question about Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom Lens

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My Nikkor 55-200mm (AF-S 4-5.6 G ED VR) lens is not autofocusing most of the time since 3-4 days. In P-mode while pressing the focus bracket is not lit and I can't click. While pressing the button, a slight sound can be heard as if the motor tries to autofocus. only 2-3 times it focussed that too slowly. It works in manual mode. What could be the problem. Is any problem with the motor or anything else. (Camera Nikon D60). Climate is intermittent rainy here now. Keeps in Lowepro camera bag if not in use.)

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Try it with another lens on the body and try the lens on another body to see which one is faulty

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SOURCE: Nikon 18-55 zoom lens doesn't autofocus

You might like to check if the A/M slider switch on the lens by the Nikon label is set to A.
It sometimes gets moved accidently.
Set to M the lens will not autofocus.

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SOURCE: Nikkor DX AF-S Nikkor 18-135mm 5.6G ED

problem in lens censer try to set the censer or replace it

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: My Nikkor AF-S 55-200 no longer works in autofocus

Did you ever get a solution to this? I have exactly the same problem only mine is the D40 not the X.

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

SOURCE: Autofocus stopped working

I fix these all the time for this problem, The focus motor is bad, Tony

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

SOURCE: Autofocus does not work

I fix these all the time for this problem, The focus motor is bad, I charge 145.00 to fix these, Tony

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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