Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?

D40 flash latch broken

\015 Can this be repaired for less than the $250 the camera shop is quoting? the ear that catches the flash is broken. Lesson: Never loan your camera to your wife...\015

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It seems that the plastic latch which holds the flash unit down is broken. as this plastic part is not available seperatly the camera shop must be changing the complete top assembly, and thatswhy is quoting that ammount
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D40 flash latch broken


It seems that the plastic latch which holds the flash unit down is broken. as this plastic part is not available seperatly the camera shop must be changing the complete top assembly, and thatswhy is quoting that ammount ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Flash has stopped working on my Nikon D40. I've tried a factory reset, tried to get to the flash setting but that menu option is no longer available (highlighted) in any mode. I'm thinking it's broken and not a setting thing. Everything else works fine and it still takes pictures just without the flash. The flash pops up when needed but no flash obviously.


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I have a Nikon D40 where the battery cover latch has broken through on the bottom of the camera body. It's similar to a door jab busting where the latch fits into the door jab. It looks like the bottom of the body can be unscrewed and I'm trying to find the part online so I can repair.


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