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click wheel ground not sticking!?

I have successfully taken apart my ipod to replace the click wheel. I am reinstalling the new one and can't get the ground wire to stick to the metal frame (step 17 iPod 5th Generation (Video) Click Wheel Replacement ).

I am guessing that this is an imperative piece to proper operation. Any suggestions on how to get it to stick?

The rest of the ribbon has adhesive and is sticking to the logic board just fine.


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I ended up using a very small piece of scotch tape. It's all working fine!!!

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try using a very small piece of duct tape, my 5th gen if full of it, the adhesive isn't really re-usable in these iPods, but the duct tape works fine to hold every thing together.

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