Model A1136 / 30, 60, or 80 GB hard drive / black or white plastic front

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Still locked after a restore

My ipod went dead while the hold switch was in the lock position. I charged it up and slid the hold switch to the unlock position and my ipod is still locked. I've tried to do a hard reset by pushing the center button and the menu button but it was unresponsive. The next thing I tried to do was a restore using itunes and this didn't work either. If anyone could help me it will be greatly appreciated.

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Stephen, time to take it apart by following this guide. Check to make sure that the actual switch is engaged with the slider. The slider has a small nib that fits in the switch. If it is still mated properly, you may want to replace the hold switch flex. Hope this helps, good luck.

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