Model A1320 / 8 or 16 GB capacity

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Why is my brightness not working?

Hi,

My iPod has been, kind of soaked in water :(. But it still works.

The only thing is that i cannot see anything on my screen. It is working, it can play the songs but- when I try and adjust the brightness, it doesnt work. I cannot see much on my iPod.

Also when I try and connect my iPod to my PC it says to uninstall and reinstall my iTunes.

Thanks alot!

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Rosie, there are two possibilities. 1. Your LCD is shortcircuited and needs to be replaced or 2. the backlight coil on your logic board got shortcircuited and that would require a new logic board. Can you see your iPod very dim on the screen (hold it at an angle and shine a light across the screen. If you still see your ipod menu etc, you will need a logic board. If anything I'd start with the display,iPod nano (5th Gen) Color Display and a new battery as well iPod Nano (5th Gen) Replacement Battery and follow the instructions on here iPod Nano 5th Generation Repair good luck to you and your Nano

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I have the same problem, but with my iPod Nano 3rd Generation. I went to the beach and I think the sun kind of burnt the screen. It still works perfectly, but the problem is that I can't see a single thing, unless I go into a room with tones of light or outside with daylight. I go to settings, then brightness, and I set it to 100%, max brightness, but I still can't see much. It's the same as if I set it to minimum or max brightness, and that's really weird. If somebody has an answer to this, please tell me!!! Thanks

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@Val, same as my original answer. This is a backlight issue. You can try to replace the LCD and if that does not work, it is the backlight circuitry on your board.

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