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Shutter will lock and no picture taken.

I have a similar problem with my Nikon D70. The local Wolf(Ritz) where I bought it is NOT a repair facility. I took the camera to the only place in Colorado on 07/18/2009. The next day they called and said that it would be about $300.00 for the repair of the Shutter Assembly. About a month later I got a letter (I had called a couple of times to check on the progress, they were waiting for parts, the tech was ill, etc) stating that the tech had taken it as far as he could and they would have to sent it to Nikon for repair. I called them on 07/10/2009 and they contacted Nikon, who statred it would be another 7 to 10 working days. I called again on 07/24 and was told that they would contact Nikon. Apparently ikon will never return their calls. I 'm getting pretty frustrated.. Any similar problems from Nikon factory service.

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My camera did this and I found out that it was a faulty battery that couldn't put out enough juice.

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