Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

My Nikon D40x card slot latch quit catching, and now just springs the card back out. Suggestions?


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Problem in card holder try a WD 40 IT IS LIKRE A OIL spray it take care it shoud not go to inside the board or go to reparring shop
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My Nikon D40x card slot latch quit catching, and now just springs the card back out. Suggestions?


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