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Nikon D5000 auto focus is not working - tried reset button - new camera - other ideas?

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If you are following the instructions as outlined in the manual and it still doesn't autofocus, take it back.
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Nikon D5000 auto focus is not working - tried reset button - new camera - other ideas?

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