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Nikon D70 flah not working, used to

I have a D70 thant I uded for 2 years without any problem. Now the flash is not firing. If there is little light the Speeedlight raises automatically, but the flash is not firing.
I tried turned off the Automatic ISO, tried diffferent setting, eye reduction, etc,at not avail.
Should I change the light bulb?... can I?

Thnks
MArio


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  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    SAME AS YOU

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    flash will not pop up

  • dax83 Aug 23, 2008

    I'm having exactly the same problem as you.

  • jeanniericke Nov 10, 2008

    I have the same problem that started a week ago. Mine is also 2 years old and has always worked fine. Have you found out anything new on how to fix this?? or how much it costs?

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I had this problem a while back, but was fortunate to get it fixed under warantee as it was less than six months after Nikon repaired my D70 for the "blinking green light of death" fault.

I'm afraid this is a repair job for Nikon or an autorized workshop. It is most likley the flash tube. If you fancy taking your camera apart (I warn you it would be a fairly difficult job) then please be aware that you may get a significant electric shock from the flash capacitor, which will remain charged.

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