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IPod went through the wash...

I took my usual walk today, but accidently left my iPod in my sweatshirt pocket. I completely forgot about it and proceeded to do the wash...

Now my iPod's not working... help??

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  • tombmxer Feb 28, 2009

    my ipod nano (the first one) went throught the wash about 4 houres ago and the screen lights up when i plug it in to my docking station but it is still wet inside

    can anyone help

  • tombmxer Feb 28, 2009

    my scree lights up whne i plug it in to my docking station but it hasent been onu of the wash for long and is still wet

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Make sure you do not turn it on or keep it on. The internals corrode quickly so you will need to dry it out soon. Best way is to remove the cover however it is a bit tricky. I used a knofe edge to pry it open slightly then slid an old credit card into to small opening and slid it around till most of the lid was free. While keeping the card in place to hold it 1/2 open, placed it on top of the heater vent in my house and let it dry overnight. It now works however the backlight on the display is dead.

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There is no way to get it to work anymore.

Solutions:
1. buy a new one
2. take it to a professional for analysis, most likely he will point you to Number 1.

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