Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Nikon d40 the flash will not stay closed


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If the camera is in auto mode, the flash opens anytime the camera feels that it cannot take the picture with only ambient light. You can overcome this by closing the flash once the camera opens it or using a manual mode. In manual mode, the flash opens only if you press the flash button on the left side of the flash housing.
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