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

After inserting lens it keeps saying lens not attached


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I would help to know the error message, but here is what I can tell you.

Having a "Lens error " message display on the camera's LCD display\015\012indicates a problem with the camera lens mechanism. This situation\015\012generally requires that the camera be sent to a Nikon Service\015\012Department for repair. Before doing this however, be sure to check\015\012these situations below:\015\012
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  1. One possible reason for this error is if the camera is switched on\015\012and the lens unit is prevented from extending. The camera will\015\012struggle for a second to extend the lens, then report the\015\012problem. Inspect the lens for any obvious obstruction, then turn the\015\012camera off, then on again. Usually, simply switching the camera Off\015\012then On again is enough to correct this problem.
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  3. Remove and recharge and/or replace the battery. If the error does\015\012not clear up right away, leave the battery out of the camera overnight,\015\012and try again the next day.

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