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

My Nikon D40 flash won't pop up, but still flashes? And it smokes. What do I do? How much will it cost to get repaired?

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These pics are not the greatest quality, taken with my iPhone, but once you take your flash cover off it will be pretty obvious what 2 U brackets are under the L bracket (that hooks around the mount). Make sure the two U shaped brackets are LEVEL with each other, mine had 1 tucked down & as soon as I used a small screw driver & pulled it out to make it even, I pushed the flash down, hit my button to pop the flash up & it released. Please remember!!! When the cover is off & you engage the flash there is a chance that the flash bulb will shift up & can potentially fall out. I would put the black flash cover back on before you engage your flash to keep this from happening, otherwise you could get a jolt from the electrical system trying to put your flash bulb back in (speaking from experience). Good luck!9_18_2011_11_42_43_pm.jpg9_18_2011_11_43_30_pm.jpg
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