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

Nikon d40 display not turning on

\015 I have a nikon D40, didnt use it for awhile and now that i am the display screen isnt working at all. I can still kind of use the opitions but it is hard to only see through the view finder. I dont mind that i cant see the pictures that i have taken but I would like to use the settings properly.\015

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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

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