hi. i am having an issue with my nikon d3200 kit lens. i take a picture and after i take the picture it makes a clunk noise. not experienced this before i have noticed that turning off the vr it doesn't do this, has anyone got any ideas why this is happening or any ways to cure it. or do i need to take it back to where i purchased it from and demand a new one.
>Yes, it is normal. It happens with all VR lenses. The >bigger lenses might be louder.
Oddly, my 70-300 is much quieter, but you can both hear it while it's running, and you can feel it rather than hear it when the VR gets switched off.
The 18-55 VR is the second noisiest clunk I own, but by far and above the loudest clunks come from the 55-200 VR (I have had two samples, and they both did it). Each lens makes its own noises, however, and of the four VR lenses I own and three others I've borrowed, yes, generally, the larger the VR element (and lens) the louder the clunk.