Lens having problems focusing?

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  1. r31ncarnat3d

    r31ncarnat3d TPF Noob!

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    Hey there, sorry for the lame question, but I'm new to this and hoping I can get some help!

    I just got my hands on a Canon Rebel XTi, and with it came a Sigma Zoom 28-70mm F/2.8-4 lens, and it just has problems focusing.

    With AF, it would just click and on manual, no matter what I try the lens can't focus on anything, near or far. Is this just lame user error or do I have something I need to worry about?

    And as for the body, I'm pretty sure the problem isn't in the body itself because I was able to use a 300mm lens just fine.

    Thanks!
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    From your brief description and limited testing it sounds like the AF on the Sigma is toast. It sounds like the focus ring gear is stripped.
     

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