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Ipod got wet and now it doesnt work.

Ipod was in water. I took the back off and used hairdryer to dry it out. When i plug it in, i hear a clicking sound. Will replacing the battery help? Thanks Dave

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Remove all residue from the water on both sides of the logic board. Are the battery contacts corrored? If so, you're battery may be broken as well. You can use a multimeter to check the battery, at 3.7V the iPod should turn on, if it doesn't the logic board is broken. There are specialized online tutorials with iPod Repair instructions that will guide you through the steps of taking you iPod apart, otherwise you'll have to send it to any third party iPod repair service and they'll do it for you.

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