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Headphones my headphones won't work. i mean right one is working fime, but left one doesn't. when i've tried the other ones, sam thing. All headphons were new and they work just fine when i test them on my computer. How do i fix it?

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Re: headphones

The headphone jack is loose from the circuit board.

If its less than 1 year old, SanDisk will replace it.

Otherwise, you can take it to a electronics repair shop, or someone who knows how to solder.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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You may want to post the make and model of your mp3 player. Someone may have solved the same problem with the same player, and would then be able to give you a more specific answer than this one;

I assume you have replaced or re-charged the battery first, and that full power to your player did not help. If so, it is likely to be a problem with the headphones, the headphone receptacle, or the amplifier inside the mp3 player;

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