Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Canon rebel T3 focus problems

\015 My canon rebel T3 was borrowed from co-workers and now the focus isn't working correctly. It can take a picture okay from far away but anything close-up or detailed is blurry and will not allow me to adjust. Secondly, the lens is also difficult to turn to focus in manual mode. It sounds like the camera is trying to adjust itself to focus, but just can't...any helpers?\015

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