Having problems with your Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?
Was advised that purple photos equals bad ccd
\015 Ccd going bad . do i chuck the camera?\015
Get it back to Nikon and they'll probably do a customer good-will repair under warranty (unless the camera shows much wear and tear or abuse). It's worth getting an estimate in any case.
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