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Canon 350d problem

I'm having problems with the efs 18-55mm lens supplied with the camera. Since removing the lens to try an alternative the camera has been unable to auto focus in poor light. If I point the camera in automatic mode at the TV or into a well lit area the auto focus works well. If I point it into an even slightly gloomy area the lens makes a noise as if it is trying to focus but never manages and I'm unable to take a shot. The camera is fully charged and I've tried resetting to factory settings. Basically the auto focus isn't working. Any help?

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The only thing I could think of is theat the contqacts on the camera body are out of alignment or damaged through putting the alternative lens on. I ant see the camera so cannot say for sure You must eyeball it your self to see or get onto Canon It will cost of course -lots

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