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IPod lost all audio.

Audio failure through headphones and sound dock.  All other functions seem to work fine.

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Re: iPod lost all audio.

I'm having the same problem on one of my ipods. Try pushing down really hard on the front of the ipod near the bottom right (just below the 5 o'clock position on the clickwheel, and see if the sound returns temporarily.

If so it is a problem with the logic board.

Posted on Jan 29, 2008

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