Having problems with your Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-200mm lens ?

My one year old Nikon D90 intermittently will not work, and will display "err" in upper left of screen, and "cha" in lower right. After some period of time, this eventually passes and camera works, but happens now with increasing frequency. Please advise. Thanks


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ERR means camera error and CHA means this card cannot be used. You are probably getting the CHA error because of a camera malfunction. Try removing card and batteries with the camera turned "ON", the press and hold the shutter release for approx. 30 seconds. Replace battery and card. If your D90 has a "reset" button on bottm of camera, press that when batteries are installed and camera ON if the first doesn't work. If it continues, then Service by an authorized Nikon Service Center is advised.
On page 256 of the D-90 user manual it says that an ERR message indicates a camera malfunction and that the malfunction can be cleared by releasing the shutter. I found that the only way I could release the shutter is to turn the camera off and back on. On rare occasions, I have needed to remove and reinstall the battery.
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\012The manual says that if this problem persists or occurs frequently you should contact a Nikon authorized repair center for instructions. I recommend that you contact Nikon tech support at www.nikon.com before you send your camera for repair just in case they may have a solution that won't cost you any money for repairs. If the camera is still under warranty, I would definitely contact Nikon tech support to see what they have to say.
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