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My Nikkor AF 80-200 lense suddenly won't focus in af mode. Focuses manually. Camera was checked with another lense and its af works fine. What should I expect is the problem?

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SOURCE: Nikon DX AF- S Nikkor 18-55 mm lens won't Auto focus

Is the switch on the side of the lens set to manual or auto? Sometimes it's the little things like this that we don't notice.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Lens, with broken auto/manual ring

Depending on where you live, you can take it to an authorized Nikon repair place or just send it back to Nikon.
In the US, they are in Melville, NY and ElSagundo, Ca.

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SOURCE: My Nikkor AF-S DX VR 18-200 stopped focusing

the lens internally has a electrical circuit ribbon that contracts when you adjust the lens everytime. They are prone to get crease causing a short in the auto mode.b It can be checked and replaced bt most camera technicians

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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