Model A1238 / 80, 120, or 160 GB hard drive / black or silver metal front

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How do I repair iPod Classic 80GB headphone jack

When I plug in my headphones my IPod Classic does not play in stereo.

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That is a common problem with all the classic style iPods. 90% of the time it's just he jack that needs replaced. Over time the contacts inside the jack just wear out.

There is a guide here how to do it: iPod Classic Headphone Jack & Hold Switch Replacement

The exact part you'll need will depend on exactly which model you have. Some were thinner than others.

Part for the "Thin" Model: iPod Classic (Thin) Headphone Jack & Hold Switch

Part for the "Thick Model: iPod Classic (Thick) Headphone Jack & Hold Switch

iPod Classic (Thin) Headphone Jack & Hold Switch Image
iPod Classic (Thick) Headphone Jack & Hold Switch Image

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