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

Shutter appears to be stationary in closed position. Bulb works, no light through the lens. Hasn't been used for at least 10 years. Was in working order when stored. Storage not climate controlled - got up to 95-100 in summer, 25-30 winters in MD and a bit hotter in AZ for last three summers. Everything else works so far as I can tell. No visible damage of any kind. I do not have user or service manuals yet so I hesitate to go in any farther than removing the lamp cover and opening the fil pat/l


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After 10 years of non-use, the lubrication in the camera would have gummed up to the point you are at right now. Your camera and lens needs a cleaning and lubrication by an experienced service tech.
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