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My F6 will not return the mirror after exposure. It seems to

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my F6 will not return the mirror after exposure. It seems to function to do the exposue, but the screen is blank. After a few seconds, if I re expose the mirror will return and the frame counter will advance. How do I ge the mirror to retun?
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: Nikon F6 that's about 3 years old.
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Loaded film and got ERR message blinking. Reloaded film and Err ended. It did come back on occasion when the mirror did not retun.
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think I've outlined the problem.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Richard replied 10 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you remove the battery please then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.

Wait 5 minutes, put the battery back in and turn it on.

Tell me please if it now functions correctly please

Thank you