20 Most Recent Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 for Nikon Questions & Answers

Bad lens. But go to camera shop with lens just to confirm.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Sep 07, 2017

Hi, did you get any solution? I have exactly the same problem with my nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6, my f/ won't go below 5 even if it is all zoomed out

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Dec 03, 2012

Hi,Welcome to FixYa.Unfortunately, the service manual is currently unavailable for download as the manufacturer provides the copy of the service manual only for the use of authorized service centers.Thanks for using FixYa.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Nov 28, 2011

Hi there please follow the steps and let me know the result.
1. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine . Otherwise format the memory card and fix back in camera again & try. Make sure before format the memory card take a back up all photos in your computer then format. If no luck then reset or restore the camera setting by pressing Menu key for 2 sec .. in not done the press both Menu & self time key for 2 - 4 sec.
i hope it will gives you success.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Jan 22, 2011

please explain me your problem in details.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Jan 21, 2011

hi there...
so sorry to hear that your lens was cracked...
the reparation will costs you expensive enough, and i suggest you buy a new one
if the lens still working, you still can use it taking pictures, but the picture will need some correction using photoshop or any other graphic software


Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Jan 11, 2011

I'd contact Tamron Tech Support. These are not cheap optics and they are assembled with precision. Opening the lens could cause contamination or further damage resulting in an even costlier repair, if out of warranty. Most Tamron lenses are covered by up to 5 years of warranty - provided you haven't opened it up - or abused it.

I hope this helped - good luck!

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Nov 10, 2010

The only way you could get a replacement element is from the manufacturer, and they probably won't supply one. Your only realistic option is to send it to Tamron for repair, but if it is not in warranty, this may be too expensive to be practical. I also doubt that you will find a genuine service manual for this online, though some sites may seem to offer one.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Nov 03, 2010

Maybe cleaning the gold coloured contacts on the back of the lens and the ones in the camera may help. Worth a try!

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on May 13, 2010

not a lot the lens is a big heavy lump to hang on the camera mine do the same thing,,,best bet is use shorter lenses not just one big cannon hanging off the frount that can zoom in on a fly at 1000 yds

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Feb 21, 2010

If it's only two months old then it's still under the manufacturer's warranty so send it back to Tamron. I can't tell you where to send it as you haven't said which country you're in. Tamron value their reputation and usually provide excellent after-sales care.

If you're in the UK you additionally have Sale of Goods Act protection for up to six years in England and Wales and five years in Scotland. Either way, the Act allows you to demand a full refund or replacement from the retailer; I'd suggest a refund as bad lenses often come in batches and a different supplier is less likely to have one from the same production batch.

Note that any attempt to fix the lens other than by normal use of the lens and camera controls may completely remove your warranty benefits or consumer protection.

"Taken from another answer from a guru on this site"

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Feb 11, 2010

There is no problem. The lens is f/3.5-6.3. That means that at 200mm the maximum aperture is f/6.3. At long focal lengths you will not be able to open up beyond f/6 or so. At the short end, at 18mm the maximum aperture is f/3.5.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Jan 20, 2010

try cleaning the lens contacts of your lens and camera.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Aug 13, 2008

Tamron has identified this problem with the Canon. See link: http://www.tamron.com/about/updates_canon.asp, but I am not sure about your Nikon.

Tamron 18-200mm... • Answered on Jan 02, 2008

Set up focus point using autofocus, then set camera to manual focus before attaching filter, and be careful not to move focusing ring.

Tamron Cameras • Answered on Jan 22, 2020

First, I'm not a TAMRON Tech. * Check your warranty and call for service. * Ah, Found this on you tube. (VERY Technical!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9dvQmVAhK0 * Strongly suggest you have this lens serviced. Aloha, ukeboy57

Tamron Cameras • Answered on Jul 02, 2018

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