The Canon EOS 40D is a 10.1 MP digital single-lens reflex camera released in August of 2007.

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17-85mm has the zoom ring blocked.

The zoom ring on my lenses just got blocked. Camera didn't fall down, I grabbed it out of the case and suddenly I can´t zoom in over 17mm on. I don't wanna force it but I am sure this is a solvable problem.

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This is a common problem with that particular lens. I experienced the same after reassembling my lens, when replacing the aperture flex cable (another common problem). Usually this is due to a single screw inside the lens that is blocking the zoom mechanism, and it is not possible to fix without disassembling the lens - which is not trivial.

There are several posts on different forums regarding this particular problem - and there's even the following video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qml1ukgm...

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