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Cracked screen, and other stuff.

Well, my iPod "broke", and the screen is cracked, and black stuff is leaking inside it. It worked fine for about 6-12 hours (I forget), with just the bad screen, but when I turned the iPod on after that, the screen showed a picture of a "dead" iPod with, please go to It also made a loud "click" noise inside 5 times, paused, then repeated. It still makes the "click" but the picture is replaced with the words, Please connect to a computer, in about 6 different languages. When I connect it to a computer, the black stuff isn't there, but it says, "Please wait very low battery." When I wait, It shows the Black screen with the white apple, and clicks 5 times, pauses and repeats, repeatedly. Please help.

Black ink is covering the inside of my i pods screen. It works but i can't see what am clicking on

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    I have my ipod broken screen i cant still hear the music but i cant see what i listening also i got the replacement part of lcd screen on ebay and one of the tools to repair it but i would like the hel of how i do it

  • nana91294 May 01, 2008

    the screen just blacked out and from the inside it was broken

  • Anonymous May 17, 2008

    my ipod is cracked in the screenand has a black liqud inside the screen what can i do?



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Did you know of anything you did to physically crack the screen?
As for the clicking-- that is the hard drive. It is either dead or stuck. you may want to try to "unstick" it the Risky way. To do this, Place a stack of paper on a table, and smack the ipod against it. Obviously you should do it to the back to avoid breaking the click wheel or screen (even though your screen may be broken already.)
As for the "very low battery" thing, just plug it into a computer or Ac adapter and let it sit. It will eventually charge.

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