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How do I fix an intermitent screen problem?

The top 1/4 of the screen will show legibly, but with multiple missing lines. The bottom 3/4 is dim with many fine lines. When I reboot the device it sometimes comes back with good display. Sometimes not. If I wait a few hours to days, it will come back on it's own. Note that the device will still sync to computer and play audio even when the screen is malfunctioning.

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Mabe that your display pixels are dying, or mabe is it just the connector. In any case, if your device is still under warranty (I obviously don't think so for a 5th gen iPod), bring it back to the closest Apple Store Genius Bar.

Then, if it is not, I recommend you to own a new display. You will easily be able to replace it yourself by following the following links.

Hoping to have helped you !

Vincent

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