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

Nikon d40 fully damaged?

\015 Hi!! The Nikon d40 fell down fell down from my hand, on a hard floor. There were no signs of physical damage at all. But ever since this incident, 1) flash does not work - I get a 'tik' sound making me feel the camera is 'trying hard' to get the flash on, but doesnt work. There were no obvious signs of flash section damage. What all should I look in to to see if the damage is localized to flash only?\015

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My standard response: Contact Nikon USA (if you're in the US) and ship them the camera and lens.This will cost, which they will estimate up-front, but it\015\012is the absolutely best solution to the problem. Anything else is a hack\015\012job!
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Nikon d40 fully damaged?


My standard response: Contact Nikon USA (if you're in the US) and ship them the camera and lens.This will cost, which they will estimate up-front, but it\015\012is the absolutely best solution to the problem. Anything else is a hack\015\012job! ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

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