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Water damage to my iPod?

215 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 29, 2012 6:12 PM by planb77 RSS
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Oct 27, 2012 7:35 AM

I was washing my iPod nano with a wet tissue, when I noticed water had soaked through the screen. The click wheel functioned perfectly, but the screen no longer lit up. I charged the iPod, and the screen lit up but went blank. I followed instructions I'd seen on the internet and put the iPod in a bag of rice, but I checked it today and tried turning it on. The Apple sign appeared, but disappeared in a few seconds, so I put it back in the rice. The iPod makes clicking noises every few minutes, and I'm not sure what I should do. If it's beyond saving, are there other companies besides Apple that will charge less for a repair?

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  • planb77 Level 7 Level 7 (32,255 points)
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    Oct 29, 2012 6:12 PM (in response to iPod Lover3678)

    It's likely the contact with moisture short circuited something with the iPod's internals.  As to what, there is no way to tell for sure. You'll want to send/take your iPod in for repair replacement.




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