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Err,Press shutter release button appears after each

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Err,Press shutter release button appears after each photograph on my D40
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Digital Cameras
Expert:  Russell H. replied 10 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

How old is your camera, please?

If you press the shutter release button, does the error go away?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Had camera for six years. error stays on
Expert:  Russell H. replied 10 months ago.

The gear that propels the shutter release may be sticky.

Or the motor that drives that gear may be getting weak.

Or the shutter itself may have a problem with releasing.

There are things you can try, but I'm sorry to say that this camera probably needs to go to Nikon Repair, which can be engaged (or located) through this page:

http://www.nikonusa.com/en/service-and-support/service-and-repair.page

You could also try, before going to Nikon Repair:

- removing the batteries, and leaving the camera on a (dry, non-humid, non-dusty) shelf for overnight. Then put the batteries back in and try the camera again.

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Thanks.

Expert:  Russell H. replied 10 months ago.

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Try, before going to Nikon Repair:

- removing the batteries, and leaving the camera on a (dry, non-humid, non-dusty) shelf for overnight. Then put the batteries back in and try the camera again.

Nikon Repair is at

http://www.nikonusa.com/en/service-and-support/service-and-repair.page

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