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It's been 3 years since i've been using my Nikon D40x and this morning I was about to shoot an event, I adjust the aperture to 13 and after that a message show on the screen saying "lens not attached" and I can only use the manual mode but I can't adjust the aperture anymore. what should I do? do I have to bring it to the nikon center for repair?

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  • kakima Aug 03, 2010

    May I assume you've used this lens with the D40x in the past? If so, remove the lens and clean the contacts with a clean dry cloth, both on the back of the lens and in the mount on the body. Reattach the lens and jiggle it gently to seat the contacts. Does that do any good?

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Having received no response in over a month, I assume this is no longer a problem.

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

  • kakima Sep 17, 2010

    Having gone over a month without a response, I assume it was just a matter of dirty contacts.

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