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Auto Focus Problem

After my camera has got a knocked, some times, auto focus function is not working good, the target image see wrong, if you point the lens to another places and comeback to first position the auto focus work fine and image see good. Are there some way to adjust the auto focus?

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  • Gustavo Duarte Feb 20, 2007

    Is it possible fix this problem by myself? Becouse the repair cost is to high.

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It´s pretty normal on that camera model, there was a problem on the focus system and they are fixing it when u send to a repair centre, they just don´t say it, but once u send it they will repair it, and will be fine.

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How auto focus


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I'm not sure your lens has a AF / MF switch, but that should be on AF all the time.
When you use non AF lenses, your cmarea can't focus automatically.
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Does the camera still work even thought it does a small extra adjustment?

Are your pictures fine and is the camera working ok otherwise?

If your pictures are good then theres noting to worry about.

if on the other hand you can't take pictures, try reseting the camera, there should be a small reset hole in it.

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Discover the location of the problem by elimination if you have a spare lens. If the second lens does not auto focus the problem is on the camera or connections to the lens. If the second lens works correctly then the first lens is faulty in the focus area. I hope this helps to target the source of the problem.

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Another possibility is that you're using an autofocus target different from the one you're expecting. The problem would be apparent regardless of lens choice, by being in focus in a different part of the image. You can press the arrow keys (while holding shutter release down halfway) to change AF targets, or change a menu setting to simply choose the closest target.

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If the output is out of focus more then likely the auto focus is your issue.

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"Once in a blue moon my Nikon 18-200mm won't focus on my D200. Manual focus works fine, but the lens won't autofocus no matter what I do. It's annoying!
Of course the camera needs to be pointed at something with contrast, lines or texture. Point it at the sky and nothing autofocuses. That's normal.
One time this was so bad I thought for sure I was going to have to send my lens in for service, since nothing would get it to go.
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