Awww..for the love of…Listen up Nikon D70 owners. It appears Nikon is admitting there’s a problem with some cameras. Good news is, they’re willing to fix your camera free of charge. You just have to survive the submission and repair process.
Nikon: It has come to our attention that electronic components related to exposure control in some D70 cameras may, on rare occasions, fail.
Should you experience this problem with your D70 camera, Nikon will replace the associated components free of charge even if the camera???s warranty has already expired. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have suffered because of this problem.
To check if your camera has failed due this reason, please read the symptom description, below.
How can I identify if my camera is faulty?
With a memory card inserted: The green memory card access lamp blinks continuously and camera does not respond to any controls.
With no memory card inserted: The camera will not turn on despite the battery indicator showing a fully charged battery.