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Connection problem, hitting bumps messes up the connection

I have the iH85B ihome cycler speaker and it keeps coming loose. Everytime I hit a bump, the connection gets bad and either is scratchy or will not play anymore. Do you have any suggestions?

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  • hed1117 May 05, 2009

    Actually, mine has a loose connection between the ipod and the connector plate. My unit had worked flawlessly for about a year, both on my bike and as an over-the-shoulder accompaniment on long (2-3+ hours) walks. Then it worked sporadically for a week and now it will turn itself off within a few seconds. I wish i knew how to open up the sealed portion as I'm pretty sure it's just a loose connection.

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I had the same problem when hitting bumps. I found that it was the batteries were moving to much when I would hit a bump and the Ihome would shut off and then back on making it sound like it was skipping. I put 2 small plastic pieces on the negative side of the batteries by the spring connector so that the batteries wouldn't move and that seemed to fix all of my problems.

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