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Sound from Ipod no longer functioning correctly (sound jack?)

I've bought my Ipod 5g when it first came about which I believe was 3 years ago. I've invested in an expensive case which has paid off, and now I have my first and major problem I've had yet.

Any type of headphone that plugs into my ipod whether is be my ear canals or stereo headset only one ear will work. If I push the jack into the Ipod and twist it a little some of them may work but once I release the pressure it goes back to one ear sound only.

I've called my local Apple store and they want 120 dollars for a repair since my 2 year warranty has ran out a year ago. Is there any cheaper alternatives to fixing my Ipod?


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  • Lineman9694 Feb 14, 2008

    Thank you, this worked magic and saved me 120$. :]

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Yes if you no of any person or your self that has any electronic nolige ?it easy to repair if you look in side the jack you should see i small flat peace of metal ? just get a tiny thin screw driver preferbly a wach makers one and gently force the metal out a bit as this is not making proper conection or if you prefer just take it to any electrical shop and ask them how much it would cost to replace the jack

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