03-31-2017 06:10 PM
Tried pulling on the lens ring with it in MF mode..still won't focus!
Instead of "pulling" on the lens, which can only damage it, try rotating the focus ring. Read the post by Canon Product Expert Julius on the first page.
I also suggest that you read all of the posts, because others had one trouble or another, but found a way to overcome them and described what they did. In most cases, people just had to have a little courage and TURN the focus ring a little bit harder.
NOTE: Canon has made a few different versions of the 18-55mm lens. This fix is not intended for lenses with model numbers that end with "STM". If your "STM" lens seems stuck, then you need to contact Canon U.S. Support at 1-800-OK-CANON.
04-21-2017 02:32 AM
Hmmm, my AF was working some of the time - untli I tried this. Now it doens't work at all. Any suggestions to undo whatever went wrong? No clunks or pops durign the steps. I did extend and retract the zoom - I always have had issues figuring out which ring the focus one is.