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Nikon d90 built in flash not working. Can anybody help with this problem please.when I have the camera in the correct modes the flash pops up but doesn't flash,but the pre illuminator does work.there

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Your flash is stuck.. you can just manually pull it up and it should work.. I have seen this a hundred times.... don't mangle it but a little squeeze and pull from the front should pop it.
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