Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

When pushing the shutter release button a clicking noise is made..still takes picture, but it is blurry sometimes.


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You're having a lens problem when the picture is blurry. There are a number of things you can try to fix it for free, but sometimes there is a broken or stripped part in the lens assembly that requires service. Here is a site that explains all the things you can try first to fix it. They say you can fix about 1/2 the problems, so it's worth a try. http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012The page is dedicated you lens error codes, but also applies to non-focusing problems. Good luck, it's a nice camera and well worth fixing.
Hi there its common problem. Please check the lens connection. May be the lend guide pin damaged or dislocated. Thanks.
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