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Audio on ear bud but not when docked

I'm baffled!! I get great audio when I use ear buds, but not when I use a docking station. I have 3 different docking stations so I'm pretty sure the problem is with the ipod!

Any ideas??

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Have you checked the dock connector to make sure it is not bend or has debris, like pocket lint in it? Does it charge okay and does it sync okay?

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Yes its fine...I rebooted it again and this time it appears to have fixed the problem?? Must have been a software glitch???.

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excellent, glad you got it accomplished. Good luck and keep on jamming...

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It is possible that your headphone jack is stuck in headphone mode...try to plug and unplug your headphones a couple of times since that may free the contacts...

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Wow!! I never even thought of that, but tried plugging and unplugging multiple times and it didn't make a difference.

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If your iPod charges and syncs without any problem and if you continue to get the music over your headphone, I would go ahead and replace the headphone jack. It is relative inexpensive and not a bad fix. If nothing else it gives you a great starting point. Good Luck

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+ do these things have red lights and switches in them like a Mac?

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they sure don't. The thing that is really nice is, they have a diagnostics menu that is very thorough

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