Focus Ring Failure

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Focus Ring Failure

Well, it finally happened-a piece of Olympus gear failed. My 17 mm f/1.8 manual focus ring has a partial failure. When I touch or turn the ring, magnified view comes up but the lens does not focus either in single AF + manual touch up or when in MF mode. Also, activating the focus clutch has no effect. The lens focuses perfectly fine in AF mode so the focus motor is working. It sounds like one of the contacts on the lens bayonet has failed?

All my other lenses work fine in MF mode when turning the focus ring.

Any ideas for home repair? Lens is long out of warranty.

Tedolph

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