Nikkor 35-70 F2.8 - Not focusing at 35mm

Started Jan 23, 2013 | Questions thread
skutters Contributing Member • Posts: 557
Re: Nikkor 35-70 F2.8 - Not focusing at 35mm


I had the exact same problem with my 35-70 2.8d it would not auto focus at 35mm i took it to a local repairer who said that there is a small thin plate that is part of the focusing mechanism and they can split after years of use.  He tried to do a repair but said it might not last, he was right it lasted about 2 months before it went again.

I sent mine in to nikon UK for a repair because i use mine on a D700 and it is a great lens on that camera i payed £90 for the new part and labour.  Your estimate seems a bit steep.

Regards,  Kev.

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