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

I have a Nikon D50 digital camera with the Nikon DX AF- S Nikkor 18-55 mm lense that came with the camera. The lense will only work in the manual mode. when I switch it to AF the lense locks up. I have tried to reset the camera with no results. I believe the problem is with the lense since I put a friend's identical lense on my camera and it worked.

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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

  • Per Olovson Sep 25, 2011

    When A/M switch is in "A" possision You shuld hear the focusmotor work. If not the electronics in the lens or the motor it self is broken. This requaier a repairman to fix.

    I have a lens where a small nylon kogg was broken inside. I culd hear the motor work so I got my self a sparepart and change it my self.

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    How much did it cost you?

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