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Flash not working

Hi, I had my D40 for about a year and my flash stopped working. It stopped working when I nearly dropped it, but caught it before it fell. Soon after the flash doesnt work. The flash would pop up, but no flash occurs. Does anyone know what could be wrong and how much it would cost to repair?

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Hey influenza,
Nearly dropping the camera should not affect the operation of the flash unless the flash was extended and you caught the camera by the flash and it is somehow physically damaged. What is more likely is the camera is either set to a mode that doesn't allow the flash to operate, or the flash is set to auto off. Directions on how to turn the flash on or off start on page 34 of your camera manual. I have included a link to a PDF download of your camera manual in case you need it. I hope this helps!

http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals/noprint/D40_noprint.pdf

Sincerely,
Allan
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Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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