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I put my ipod in the washing machine...

I accidentally left my ipod in my pants pockets when washing my clothes. Obviously my ipod did not survive this careless act.

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  • THATdorkkk Feb 01, 2009

    i washed it in washer. it was left in my pants

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    robert smith May 11, 2010

    is it under warranty ?

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I put my insignia player in the wash turned it on for 5 seconds do you think it will still work

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Probably too late.......but if you didn't turn it on already, you could always crack open the case, let the whole thing dry out for two days (try setting it on a hot air register, if you live in a part of the country that knows what hot air register is.....), then put it back together and try it.
If you already turned it on when it was still wet, it's fried!

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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Put in in the trash can

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Okay so my mom washed my clothes with out asking me and...


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Hi golden, I don't think I have good news for you.

If the Ipod is gone through a complete wash, staying a long time in cold and hot water with detergent, and being bumped around all the time, then drying it will not be enough.

The water has for sure gone into the LCD display, into the internal memory, has shorted circuits etc.

The internal battery had lso been probably damaged by water.

I am afraid the only thing you can do is getting a replacement if the Ipod is still covered with guaranty.

Let me know if by chance the Ipod turns on showing something on screen.

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