Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?

Camera will not focus...makes screaching noise in auto mode

\015 When i pput the camera into auto mode and compress the button to focus it makes a scratchy/grinding sound and does not focus. Any ideas? This occurs with all lenses.\015

Answers :

Hi cham4017, It sounds as though the lens has grit or dirt or the like in the zoom. You could attempt to vacuum it however, I suspect it will need to go to Nikon for cleaning. I have mentioned this to others, the 18-55 is not well weather sealed as a pro lens is. Realize this is an inexpensive consumer lens. One major difference between consumer and pro lens is the weather sealing.
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