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My sega game gear sound has no sound how can i fix it!

My sega game gear has no sound,was working perfectly until i lent it to a friend!.any ideas on how i can fix it?.thanks

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Might need a new headphone jack due to rough handling or a new volume pot. try plugging in headphones and wriggling them gently to see if you get sound, if that does not work try fiddling the volume knob, whichever gives a burst of sound will show you which needs to be replaced.

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