Known Issue ID: 11161
The AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens is not always detected by the camera and/or loses functionality.
Target Firmware Fix:
Set the VR switch on the lens to OFF when installing the lens. Also, Nikon has issued an advisory for the AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens. For more information, go to https://www.nikonimgsupport.com/ni/NI_article?lang=en_US&articleNo=000004723.