Reviews and Problems with Nikon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED-IF AF-S DX
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The autofocus mechanism stopped working 4 months after purchase. ...
Brenda Boys, Amazon
28 May 2015
Summary: The autofocus mechanism stopped working 4 months after purchase. Company would not exchange or give any credit. Total bust on a used lens. And to add insult to injury, it stopped working on my 1st day in Spain. Lesson learned, don't bet on a used lens.
Summary: I have had to repair this lens 3 times and it still does not autofocus correctly. I have used it on a Nikon D80 and D5100. Each repair requires 2 to 3 weeks because parts seem to always be on back order from Nikon. My older Nikon lenses lasted years without any problems.
Summary: I purchased this lens with a D-80 on December 6, 2006. In February 2007 the auto focis started to intermittently fail. By March 24, 2007 the autofocus totally failed. I sent the lens to Nikon in Melville, NY on March 28 and believed their 7-10 day service turnaround.
Summary: Here's what Nikon won't tell you (unless you push the customer service agents): This lens distorts the imagery at every focal length--not just the extreme telephoto range. Take a photo of something squarely framed, or, say, the siding on a house, and you will see that the image is pulled towards the...