Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?

My Nikon D40 will not focus when I have it on automatic.

\015 When i press the button down half way to focus it, it has a slight clicking noise and will not focus. It tries to! but wont. I don't know what happened it was working perfect one minute and then doing this the next... HELP!!! POR FAVOR! :)\015

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First I would try removing the lens from the camera. Then re attach it and see what happens. Next I would manually focus the lens from one extreme to the other, see if you feel any resistance or binding in the focus. If all else fails call the lens manufacturer.
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