Having problems with your Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens ?

DSLR D90 Built in Flash Will not Stay down..

\015 Is there something i can do to make my flash on the camera stay down? Or is it just broken and I need to send it in and get if fixed. the camera is a DSLR D90 and i have had it for about 2 or 3 months\015

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I know this late but for anyone else who's had this problem. I just fixed the flash on my camera by using a really small1.2mm flathead screwdriver. The problem is that the mechanism that's supposed to catch the hook has gotten off center. Just stick the screwdriver into the little hole on the left side of the flash (right side when looking at it) and then as you turn it you should be able to see the object that's supposed to be catching the hook. Make sure that object is in the correct position and your camera should work again. Hope this helps!!!
If the problem is that the flash won't stay locked down (ie. it's not popping up because the camera thinks it needs more light) then have a look at http://dieselpic.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/d90-flash-wont-stay-down-how-to-fix/ - this is what I did to fix mine.
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