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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 1:24 am    Post subject: what makes iPods die Reply with quote

I was wondering, what can cause an iPod to die?
I've seen multiple format problems, but only a few fatal.
Battery death is rare if people take good care of them.
Click wheel going out I've only seen once, and the wheel had the symbols wore off.
anything else to add to this list? I mostly want to make a troubleshoot thread.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A big drop! Wink

The battery, screen or hard drive will probably get you way down the road. But in general, the iPod is a pretty solid device.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A 300 lb. person sitting on it. I've seen it happen. Poor little iPod. Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:14 pm    Post subject: sad Reply with quote

plastic casing and aluminum backing poor thing never stood a chance.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wicked snow or skate crash bra'. Like totally gnarled my tunes man.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:49 pm    Post subject: ruined ipod Reply with quote

i would say that time itself would ruin the ipod...also i would say that the battery in my ipod with dock connector only went bad because of its battery. but in the end i would say that if you take good care of your ipod then it will last it as long as you want it...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

many things can go wrong
defective battery
failed hdd
screen problems
logic board failure
and any thing a person could do, drops, sitting on it, spilling on it and such
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine (4g) worked flawlessly for 3 years, then the battery became useless Sad
So I upgraded it - wicked I thought, another 3 years to go.

Then the logic board died, so I sent it for repair (£90).
Wicked I thought, another 3 years to go.

Then the disk died Sad
Sod it, I thought. I'm not spending another £90 to get it fixed Sad

So I bought a new one (touch 16Gb) Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to this clip, food blenders can make iPods die.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JohnnyBoy wrote:
According to this clip, food blenders can make iPods die.

lol nice one johnnyboy
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