Cost to fix autofocus on Canon 75-300mm USM III?

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  1. UUilliam

    UUilliam TPF Noob!

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    I have this lens (had it for about 4 months...)
    When I got it the auto focus was not working, It registers but doesn't move therefore I think it may be to do with the internal Autofocus ring, I could replace this for about £25 but I run the risk of damaging the lens as I have never opened a lens before...

    So I was wondering how much a Certified Canon Retailer would cost (on average)


     
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    phone canan for a quote ;)
    or contact a local store for one. Either way I would not open the lens yourself to fix- not unless you dont care if it breaks (because with no instruction and probably the wrong tools and no experience you will most likley do more damage than good)
     
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    No one can say for sure till the exact cause of the problem has been determined.

    Thus, you need to let Canon have a look at the lens and give you an estimate.
     
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    If it turns out to be anymore than £35 - £40 I think I'll Leave it, I dont mind Manual focus, Autofocus is just a tool of convinience
     

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