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

The lens no longer works on auto and as I wear glasses, I can't manually focus it.

Answers :

Not only does the lens allow for setting either auto or manual focus, but there is also a setting in the menu of the camera for this, too. You'll want to make sure the camera's Focus Mode is set to either AF-A (auto), AF-S (single) or AF-C (continuous). When set to MF, it is Manual Focus. Download a copy of the D40 manual and pay attention to page 27 for more detail.

I hope this solves your problem - good luck!
Try cleaning the contacts on the camera body and lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.
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