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The grinding noise indicates that the lens gears are malfunctioning, possibly due to a mechanical obstruction(usually dust/lint). You will need to disassemble the lens and wipe the gears gently with a lint free cloth and see if that resolves the problem.
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Manual for Sony 3.5-5.6/18-70 lens. My lens is making a grinding sound start up an shut down

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