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Mp3 player stuck on hold

During a workout it got wet w/ sweat, I removed the plastic outer case to allow it to dry out. At that time nothing seemed to function. I did a "reset" and plugged it in the laptop, It did not recognize it. It let it dry overnight, It now is reconized & I can see all the music on "sonic stage". But it is still stuck on hold. No matter how many times I move the mechanisim out of hold & try to advance either a song or a group , no luck. I am currently charging it to see if that does anything different. Any ideas out there? I guess the next stop is back to the Sony store for a fix.

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Re: mp3 player stuck on hold

I am having the exact same problem. During a workout it got wet while sweating, I removed the plastic outer case to allow it to dry out but it is still on hold and stuck there. Did anyone figure this out? Sony will exchange it for a refurbished one for $121 or repair it for $101. I only paid $90 for it. I guess I will buy on Ipod next time.

Posted on Mar 29, 2007

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Give it a good dry, and try to shake out as much water as possible, after removing the batteries (if the batteries are removable).
Now place it in front of a heater that has a fan, or give it a few good goes with a blow dryer, this will be more effective if you can remove the case of the player.
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First. Stop trying to use the unit! Having power go to the unit can and usually will short something out, so if the battery is removable, do so. It may take opening up the machine to find the battery if its built in. I'm not familiar with this one so I don't know.

Next thing I do Is open up the back of the unit allowing air to circulate and giving you access to anything that is moist. At this point, I usually try to use a hair dryer to CAREFULLY dry the interior of the machine. Do this for several minutes as it takes a while to evaporate all the water in the nooks of the machine. Since the machines is semi working, its most likely not that wet. If the machine has been doused, went through the laundry, fell in a toilet, etc, I then choose to re wet the machine my giving it a QUICK dip in rubbing alcohol. The alcohol evaporates quickly and assists in lifting the sometimes contaminated water off the machine. Again, do this once you have nothing to lose.
Go back to blow drying.. 7-10 times, if your patient, dry the machine enough, you will fix your wet item. If its a nice week, allowing the machine to dry in a open window in the sun for 2-4 days cant hurt your chances either.
Just remember, the main damage is caused by shorting out the unit by having it connected to a power supply, this includes the battery.
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