Thanks for the Post we definetly can help you out on this Repair. It sounds like that you have dropped your iPOD on the Headphone Jack piece and have really messed the Jack up which needs a New HeadPhone Jack Replacement. We can have this done in 1 Day and shipped back to you. If you are intersted in setting up a Repair Please call us at 661-619-5928 for the Repair Department and we will take care of this right away for you.
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I have the exact same problem and went to the applestore to ask what solutions they suggest. either you can buy an adapter which goes in the bottom of the ipod and has the necessary headphone equipment. propably best to go to www.apple.com and look at the accessories. another solution is to send it to www.ipodrepairs.com. unfortunaley there are no solutions which are for free.
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Get a round toothpick, break off the sharp end and put a small dab of "Crazy Glue" on the end of the cut off toothpick.
Then insert the toothpick into the head phone jack hole till it touchs the ball, wait approximatly 1 minute and pull the toothpick with the ball out of the head phone jack.
Be sure not to touch the sides of the head phone jack hole with the "Crazy Glue" .
Good luck, I hope this helped
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if there isn't screws to take the MP3 player apart then their are clips on the inside
Unscrew the screws (or if you have clips from the on/off switch use a screw driver to open it. this isn't the most safest way to open it i could break so this is a last opption.) ussing a sodering iron resoder the conection between the loose headphone jack and the curcit board.
(you can pick up a sodering iron at Radio shack for as low as 10$)
i had the same problem, the headphone jack on the sansa is loose. I opened it all up, and saw that one of the connections on the headphone jack was loose. you can sauter it and it should work clearly again.
I agree with Solution 5. The copper pins in the jack that make the connection to your headphone plug are bent in such a way that they are springy and will make a good tight connection to the plug. When those copper connections get worn, they are not so springy and they bend inward causing you to lose audio on one side of your headphones unless you wiggle the plug and find that sweet spot that makes a connection. Then you have to hold the wire to keep pressure on it... it gets annoying.
You can open the case and there are slots in the headphone jack that you can get a hook scribe (like the dentists use) or safety pin to bent those copper connections back out. Don't bend them too far or they will break. You can also pick get a new part for $25 or a used part much cheaper. Once you iPod is open, it's a matter of a couple screws and a ribbon cable to replace the jack. Problem solved!
It's probably a problem with either the headphone jack itself, or the jack's connection to the main board. You cannot fix this without opening the case up. The best thing to do would be to take it to a repair shop where they can either replace or re-solder the connection of the headphone jack. I have a similar problem with my old one, where if you push the headphone end to one side, the sound comes in on both, but if you let go, it only goes to one. On mine, it's because a connection or two are loose between the jack itself and the board.