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Dryer Issue I accidently left my Ipod in my pocket and it went through the dryer, but not the washer. I went to turn it on and it didnt do anything. I tried all the recovery steps and that didnt work either. Whenever I plug it in, it just makes a wierd high pitched tone.

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  • Oxymoron314 Nov 12, 2007

    This solution probably would've worked, but my Ipod was under warranty anyway, so I got a new one.



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Ouch! Unfortunately, the Video iPods are more fragile, electrically, than most (and there's a lot of static and heat in a dryer). Also, the hard drive probably didn't appreciate being tumble-dried! If you want to attempt to repair it, first try a new logic board from iFixit. They have parts and free step-by-step repair instructions. You may also need a new hard drive. After attempting to replace both, it's not worth saving, unfortunately (you can get a refurbished Video iPod from Apple's site for roughly $200).

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