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Why is my battery draining so quickly?

On Saturday night it rained heavily while I was out and I was unable to completely protect the iPod, so it got slightly wet. Since that point, the battery has drained seemingly at the speed of light. Getting a new battery is really a last resort, and I've tried restoring the system and checking online. Opening it up is my second to last resort. Are there any other solutions possible? Is this simply a short?

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It is possible that you have a short circuited battery. you will have to take it apart to further investigate. I would most certainly start off with a new battery.

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Can a new battery be placed? What's the average cost? Thank you.

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