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Headphone jack The headphone jack in my sansa is broken. It randomly cuts out in the left ear, and then randomly un-cuts out. If I rotate the plug of the headphones, that will also sometimes fix it. I'm thinking about just replacing the sansa, but, I can't really afford that, so I was wondering if there is any way I can repair the one I already have?

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I had the same problem on my e200 series after maybe 8 months of use. If you apply some pressure from the side of the plug, the sound should come back. Wiggle it even. If this is the case, there is a connection problem. If under a year old, RMA it with the company, I just got mine back from the same issue. I have also read that if not under warrenty, you can take aprt the player and apply a shim (piece of cardboard the thinkness of a matchbook cover) inside to fix. There are other posting on the web that describe this in detail from people who claim to have done this sucessfully. Cheers

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