Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Hello.. My the autofocus on my xsi is not working.. it sounds like the lens is not catching in a way.. like, the camera is asking it to focus but the lens isn't moving at all... it makes the sound it usually does when focusing but itt sounds maybe like when your tring to statr an car and it doesnt start... it just keeps straining... do you understand what I mean?


Answers :

Yes sort of, we have several possibilities first is that if the lens is equipped with an auto and manual switch the switch may have been set to manual or it's positioned between manual and auto focus. Failing that I'd suggest you turn off the camera release the lens from the body and reinstall it making sure the lens has fully locked and you hear it click into place. Remove the battery from the camera for a few seconds and re-install the battery and turn the camera back on. hopefully all will work for you again. Failing this I'd say you have foreign material caught up in the lens barrel like sand dry dust, lint from a fuzzy glove. If that is the case then the lens would need service and cleaned.
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