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Why are my headphones broken!? Wait, they're not!

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iPod 5th Generation (Video)

iPod 5th Generation (Video) Headphone Jack & Hold Switch Replacement


My Problem

The ipod ended up having a faulty headphone jack. It would only play out of one ear.

My Fix

It wen't pretty well, the toughest part was cracking the metal panel off, but after that it was smooth sailing. It took me about 40 minutes in total to open change out the jack and snap it back shut.

My Advice

The photos weren't too clear initially for the opening the ipod.

I actually found opening the ipod from the side to be an easier start. Locate the locking pin on either the left or right side of the ipod start closest to the bottom/Click wheel. Then work your way up.

iPod Video 60/80 GB Headphone Jack & Hold Switch Image
iPod Video 60/80 GB Headphone Jack & Hold Switch


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