Released in April 2011, the D5100 replaces the D5000 as one of Nikon's popular consumer DSLR cameras. It features a replaceable Nikon F-mount lens.

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Camera only works in live mode

My nikon D5100 only works in live mode and I am not sure how to repair it

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Thank you that seemed to fix the shutter problem, now the flash isn't working

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it may be that the mirror has fallen out.

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By that I mean the mirror behind the lens that reflects the image into the view finder.

This happened to my camera.

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IF mirror has no issues, then there are two chances :

1. Auto focus sensor has problem (Located below the mirror - bottom side of camera )

2. Prism assembly has problem

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Scott will be eternally grateful.
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