Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Nikon D40X built in flash doesn't pop up automatically

\015 Hi, I've got my Nikon D40X for less than 2 years. Now the built in flash doesn't pop up automatically as well as wnen you try to open it manually by pressing the button. You can hear the click like if it going to open but it does not. Any ideas as how to fix it? \015\012Thanks in advance\015

Answers :

This is a common fault with the D40x. You will need to contact Nikon for repair details.
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