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Nikon N65 with Nikkor 35~80mm AF lens will not focus or shoot

Camera: N65 with Nikkor 35~80mm AF lens (works on N55 and F75) set to f/22 and fresh batteries (tried both new CR-2, correct polarity, and MB-17 with brand new AA alkalines). Problem: no AF, shutter release. If the AF/MF switch is set to MF and focusing is correct (green light in viewfinder) the camera still not fire the shutter - in any mode (PSAM or Auto). No errors in top LCD. Ideas on troubleshooting?

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    Demixl Oct 02, 2019

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N65s were notorious for bad shutter release buttons. The metal is thinner than a strand of hair and they break. Search Ebay and see if the part is available to replace (note: Nikon stopped selling parts last year).

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