Question about Apple iPod mini M9160LL/A MP3 Player

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Cutting off after playing 5 secs or so of ANY song

I had problems with my ipod mini after only 3 months and sent it back to be repaired. Over 14 months after receiving the repaired ipod i've only now got round to re-loading music from itunes.... since then screen has frozen and had to re-set - have also reset to factory settings etc etc - NOW it will only play a few seconds of ANY song and cut out - ie re-boot, apple sign appears and then comes back on again. Im thinking it might be something to do with how I uploaded the songs...?

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If it doesn't powercycle when it's plugged into a charger, it's a battery issue. If it does powercycle even when connected to the charger, press the play button as it's starting up, to get it to force connect and then run a restore in itunes if that fails your logic board is broken. There is a company in new york thatcarries a parts for the ipod mini : Apple Repair NYC

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Sounds like you may have have a bad ipod hard drive. you may want to go to http://www.ipodrefresh.com or http://www.ipodrecharge to get it looked at.

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