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I have a zoom lens attached to the body. I dropped the camera onto the ground. Now the lens release will not work.

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Sorry, it will require service repair. Contact your local photo shop, go back to where you bought it and have them help you with service warranty, or contact Nikon directly for service support.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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