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Nikon 18-70mm I read your post on unjamming a 18-70mm lens, mine has a similiar problem. It is basically stuck from 24-40mm, sometimes it will go to 70 but doesnt zoom to 18 anymore. I would appreciate your help. Thanks Ken

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  • Rickname Apr 21, 2009

    I think this is a really common fault with that lens - usually when it is just out of warranty. The build-quality just isn't great.
    Nikon UK took 3 months to fix mine because they were so short of parts and still charged £120 (around £200 at the time). 
    Thanks, Nikon.

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Mine had to have a flat cable replaced because it was brittle and slowly cracked as the lens moved, interrupting the signal, eventually it even stopped working on Auto!

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There are several helical guides in the lens that often work their way loose. A good techincian can repair it quite easily. I see them a lot in my shop and the average repair runs between $70 and $90.

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