Question about Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

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Nikon d40 lens

Hello, my d40 lens that came with the camera has stopped auto focusing? i believe it's an 18-55. any suggestions? i've tried all the obvious menu choices. my friends lens works on my camera but my lens does not work on hers.
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  • JCChilts Oct 16, 2008

    If I switch the lens to Manual mode, it works fine. But in Auto Focus mode, the camera can't focus on any object and slowly goes in and out of focus.

  • Perry13 Nov 16, 2008

    My Nikon D40 Digital Camera's auto focus keeps running when I push the button halfway but never focuses and then I cannot get it to take the pucture. When I push the button all the way nothing happens.

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The Lens focusing motor is broken and it is replaceable

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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Hello my nikon d40 18-55mm lens in not working in auto focus mode while in manual mode its working . i want to can i repair it and what is the problem with it

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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There is also a switch on the lens..which says A/M....make sure it is switch to "A".

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