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I just got my Nikon D3200 and i keep getting this message coming up in anything but Manual mode, that prohibits shooting.

"Metering Malfunction. Contact Nikon Service Rep."

I am able to change some settings or do something to clear it, but it is becoming more prominent. It still shoots just fine in Manual stating that there was a metering error, but pics come out fine.

Could this be problem with the lens, or body....

Thanks Ikem
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I would heed the instructions the camera gave you and contact Nikon about it. I'm sure its not the first time they've dealt with this issue.
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ikem,
were you able to get this fixed? Mine fell to the floor and is acting the same way. Can you provide any insight as to how this was fixed, and the approximate price? Since you said "I just got my Nikon D3200", Im assuming you probably used the manufacturers warranty or the like. Mine is well out of warranty and Im trying to see what Im up against. Thanks in advance.
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ikem,
were you able to get this fixed? Mine fell to the floor and is acting the same way. Can you provide any insight as to how this was fixed, and the approximate price? Since you said "I just got my Nikon D3200", Im assuming you probably used the manufacturers warranty or the like. Mine is well out of warranty and Im trying to see what Im up against. Thanks in advance.

The last camera I had to get repaired was my D700 for water damage. It cost around $350 because a lot of stuff had to be replaced. For your kind of repair I would estimate around $100-150.

However, It's hard to give a real estimate because we don't know the exact parts needed and the cost of labor. Nikon will quote the price for free before you give the go ahead for repair but you pay to ship it back and forth. As a perk Nikon will also clean the heck out of your camera (sensor, mirror foam, rubber grips) before sending it to you. It basically comes back factory refurbished.
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