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3 yr old Nikon camera overheated while it was in my wife's handbag and no longer works



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Unfortunately this would have damaged the camera. So remove the battery and keep aside till the heat subsides and the camera drains all the potential to the circuit so as to reset.
\012now put back the battery and try , if there is no action then it is possible that the circuit has failed which means you will need to open the camera to probe .
\012The other option is to take a second opinion for an estimate from Nikon service support.
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3 yr old Nikon camera overheated while it was in my wife's handbag and no longer works


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