Autofocus on Nikon AF-S 70-300 VR stops working periodically

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Leonard Shepherd
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Re: Autofocus on Nikon AF-S 70-300 VR stops working periodically

PerAE wrote:

I’ve tried the following

Have you tried carefully cleaning the electric contacts on the lens bayonet and in the camera body throat?

This resolves many though not all AF problems.

If contact cleaning does not work the lens likely needs a repair - assuming the cost is less than the second hand value of the lens.

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