Warning - Nikon REFUSES to replace equipment they cannot fix, even if under warranty.

Started Jun 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
john Clinch
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Re: Warning - Nikon REFUSES to replace equipment they cannot fix, even if under warranty.
In reply to magillo, Jun 13, 2013

magillo wrote:

If your camera front focuses with all your lenses why you just not fix this yourself.

Adjusting consistent "bad" front focus (or back focus) is like sensor cleaning. You can ship to Nikon or do it yourself, although this is your risk to take if you mess something up.

If I remember correctly you just need 2 mm hex key, steady hand and couple tries. It would take less time then packing camera and sending back to Nikon.

My 5100 also front focused and it took me maybe half hour (it may take you at first a few tries as after each screw adjustment you may have to retest focus).

Screw which adjusts front/back focus is inside mirror box (one close to sensor on the right side).

Having read this you were clearly very lucky as you were not turning the Af adjust screen, which would never be a single screw

http://buckscorner.com/home/nikon-d90-autofocus-calibration/

But I don't think the OP should be doing this as a DIY job

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