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I stepped on my right earbud on accident and the

I stepped on my right earbud on accident and the wire was pulled out but the left one still works what can I do to fix it.

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SOURCE: My left earbuds on my JVC gummy earphones went out.

I have this problem all the time with my JVC earbuds. This may sound a little gross but it will work. I put the ear phone in my mouth and **** on the end of it pretty hard. What I have found is that sweat or even wax will plug the little hole and prevent the sound from coming out.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Left Earbud Went out randomly

The only thing you can do is to replace it.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: The right earpiece doesnt work

Sooo... how many times will it take for you to switch to another kind or earpiece? Sorry...Door waas wide open for that one.

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Audio is not coming out of the right earbud

Try this set on another player to be sure, but if this is the symptom you have a blown speaker or a broken wire in the cord somewhere. Replace as necessary

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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SOURCE: My left earbud went out. its happened once before

you have a lose wire in the casing. remove casing find lose wire and re sauder

Posted on May 13, 2010

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Is there a way to fix my earbuds when only one side works, but when i move around the wire both sides work. Or do I need to get new earbuds?


This happens because on of the wires inside the cable that goes to the faulty earbud is broken so it makes contact just by accident. This is unfixable, you need new ones.

Sep 06, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

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I can not hear anything out of my right ear bud


Hi there thobe47!
Please test the pair with a different audio device and see if the problem goes away first!

Firstly, make sure you are pressing the plug all the way into your audio device jack. Most are designed with two tiers, so only one ear will sound if only one tier of the electrical connection is fully established. Once you've tried that, continue!

Most earbuds are created with very small working parts with equally small electrical connections. If you have lost sound in one side, the most likely cause is a loose connection somewhere.
If it still doesn't work, your options are sort of limited. I would recommend first gently "jimmying" the wire leading to the bad earbud around while it is in your ear and music is playing. If you manage to get the sound to be restored, wrap sticky tape tightly around the wire and the tapered part of the bottom of the earbud in an attempt to maintain the new connection. It is not a permanent fix but might buy you a bit of time with the pair.
If you can't get it to work in that way, your remaining options are pretty much to either open the earbud and attempt to reestablish the connection (difficult, small parts, and could damage the earbuds if you don't know what you are doing), or to buy a new pair. You can get some pretty nice earbuds for under $5 at most megastores, and anybody who could fix them and would charge you will charge you much more.

If you must try to open the earbud (I don't recommend it!), I have a generic set of steps here. I take no responsibility for damage of your earbuds or devices that may follow!
Gently peel back the gelly cover of the earbud, starting under the top seam and pulling it off.
Unscrew or "pop off" the portion of the earbud that has the small grating. There may be an inner retaining system involving more plastic rings. Just keep these safe and remember the order in which you took them apart.
You will now probably be seeing the speaker of the earbud, looking like what you might see on an uncovered subwoofer speaker (just much smaller!)
Being careful to not touch the flat portion of this disk and avoiding anything magnetic (including your laptop / desktop), see if you can pinch it by the sides and gently pull it out of the casing -- probably less than a quarter centimeter. If you can, look for any severed connections between the solder points on the bottom of the speaker and the wires coming from the bottom of the bud. Soldering these would be extremely difficult, but you can attempt to fix them with small pieces of tape.
Nestle the speaker back into the housing, replace any retaining disks in the correct order, screw/pop the outer clip back on, and slide the gelly back into place.


Hope this helps!

Mar 24, 2011 | JVC Gumy Ear Bud Headphone - Peppermint...

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My earbuds have totally stopped working and I just got them 2 weeks ago on a Friday. Just today I was listening to music and the left ear went out, then, while trying to fix it by twirling the wires, the...


Hey there,

Headphones/earbuds are actually quite a bit more fragile then people think.
Wrapping them up tightly and bending them excessively puts stress on the metal wire inside, and will eventually wear it down thin or break.

Two weeks doesn't really seem like a very long time, so they might have been defective from the factory. I would try returning them for an exchange.

Hope this helps! If it did, go ahead and rate me :)

Cheers

Mar 08, 2011 | ifrogz EarPollution Plugz Headphones

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Why did my left earbud become silent?


Hi,
you can make both of the earbuds work. You can open the earbud where the speaker is that you use to hear the musik. Use a soldering iron and a lead. check if the wire inside has removed, fix it back and you will hear sound on both earbuds.

Take care.

Jun 01, 2010 | Sony EX33LPS Headphones

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Sony MDR-NC11 Left Earbud has no sound


They should come apart right where the metal meets the plastic, just below the buds themselves - be careful, one set like that I took apart were actually surface-mounted to the housing, there weren't any leads to repair...

May 27, 2009 | Sony MDR-NC11 Consumer Headphones

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Skullcandy earbuds one earbud not working


It is likely that your right stereo channel has either been severed somehow or there is a severe short in one of the cables. What you can try to do to test this theory is first turn on your music. Then wiggle the cable at the very base of the right earbud. If nothing happens wiggle the cord right where it connects to the stereo jack. If still nothing happens run your fingers along the right earbud audio cable bending and twisting it. If at any point you hear music again then you likely have a short. If it is near the earbud then it is going to be difficult to fix since these earbudfs have a large gauard. If the short is at the stereo jack then the fix is simple. A standard 1/8" stereo jack can be purchased from any electronics or audio store. You can then fairly easily seperate teh old stereo jack and solder this new one in place. Search the internet for tutorials on how to do this if need be. Even if you do not get any kind of sound when wiggling it at the base of the jack this is the most likely culprit since this is where most of the stress on the headphones occur. Be wary though, if you do attempt a stereo jack repair you will void whatever kind of warranty your earbuds may have so check before you try. But, in teh end you may end up saving a 60-100 dollar set of earbuds for 5-8 dollars. Hope this helped.

Aug 13, 2008 | Skull Candy LINK Earbuds Consumer...

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