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I have a canon ef-s 17-85mm usm lens that is malfunctioning

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I have a canon ef-s 17-85mm usm lens that is malfunctioning in that when you press the button half way down the lens is moving in and out as if to try and find the target, can you tell me if it is repairable or would it cost that much I would be better buying a new lens

Hi Barry. Welcome to justanswer.

This seems to be the problem with the motor which is responsible for retracting the lens. Sometimes dues to dust then contacts are not made properly and the motor malfunctions. I would advise you to get it checked at a local repair center. If it is the dust or loose contacts then the repair would be around £25. If the problem is with the motor then it would be an expensive affair.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks I will get it checked

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