Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera ?

Nikon D50 will not auto focus.

\015 My nikon d50 will not self focus. my settings are the same as prior but will not auto focus. When I look through the lens, it is blurry. Normally I can push the shoot button and it will auto focus. It does not do this anymore.\015

Answers :

Try cleaning the contacts on the camera body and the lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.
Apparently, judging from this site, this is a common problem for this camera. I had mine in for cleaning overseas and they told me the lens was too advanced for the camera-but it worked before!
\015\012It sounds like 2 possible fixes are :
\015\012#1: making sure the lens is fully clicked in
\015\012#2: switching the custom setting from AE-L/AF-L to AE/AF LOCK. This one I just found from a posting on this site and will try it later today!!!!!!
\015\012
\015\012GOOD LUCK! Otherwise I love the camera!
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