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I have the tamron 18-200 mm XR Di-II if macro lens. The camera displays the error Err 01 Communication between the camera & lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts. This error occurs with the tamron lens only. I have used the other lens of canon make & the camera is working fine. this happens only after 55mm range . Please guide for the solution if any.

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So, have you cleaned the contacts as you were advised? You do this by removing the lens and cleaning the contacts on the camera body and on the lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.

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