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Nikon d40 shutter not open

Nikon d-40 shutter dosenot open give me solution

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  • victory792 Jul 15, 2008

    I've had the camera for six months with no problem. Last night, it wouldn't take a picture. When I pressed the button, I could hear a small whirring sound, almost like it didn't have enough power to be operating, yet the battery was fully charged.

  • mel43 Oct 24, 2008

    I have been having exactly the same problem. The camera works fine and then all of a sudden it will not take the photo. The same whirring sound exactly as you described.

  • erinwiggle Jan 07, 2009

    I got my camera TWO days ago and am having the same problem. It briefly fixed itself. Now it will not autofocus and makes the same sound. I haven't even used the camera enough nor dropped it or done anything to cause damage to the lens. 

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Read the following blog post to fix your D40 shutter problem

http://jacko0.wordpress.com/2009/10/13/d40x-underside/

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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I had the same problem and sent it back to Adorama where it was purchased. They delt with Nikon who promply replaced the camera.

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What are the exact symptoms? What have you tried already? It's impossible to tell from your description whether the shutter is the problem. If it is the case, then you'll need to get it waranteed.

I assume the lens cap is off, you have the lens attached correctly, the AF is working ok (by default the shutter won't fire if correct focus hasn't been obtained.) and you have a memory card inserted in the camera?

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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