White screen and crack in LCD?

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  1. Sportsmaniac1322

    Sportsmaniac1322 Member

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    My iPod was sitting in my sweatpants on the floor in a locker room, and I assume it got stepped on because when I turned it on afterwards all I got was a white screen and a small green crack near the top. The glass on the outside is perfectly fine. As far as I know, the iPod still works, because when I press in the right places I can get music to play out of the speakers.

    I didn't get any extra warranty for the iPod, but since I only got this a few months ago, would Apple fix it? If not, I think I'll try to fix it myself, but I haven't been able to find a 3rd gen LCD anywhere on the internet. Does anyone know where I can find one? Also, has anyone else had this problem, and if so what did you do to get it fixed? Thanks!
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    iPods come with a limited one year warranty. I would say take it to Apple and see what they say.
  3. revmike

    revmike New Member

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    Sweatpants on a locker room floor, with your iPod in the pocket. What were you thinking?That people would step over your pants?
  4. ChrisL

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    You can take it to Apple and see what they say but I'm pretty sure it won't be covered. It's not really a hardware.. problem, it got stepped on so it's technically your fault.
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    xinzhitan14 New Member

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    AFAIK, apple will not help you... last time with the old nano 1G's they had the screen cracking issue and my ex gf couldn't get it fixed because it was "her fault"
  6. Sportsmaniac1322

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    I really didn't think much of it since iPods are pretty durable. Hell, there have been some that have been run over by cars and still work!

    It's pretty obvious that Apple's not going to do anything about this, but there has to be something I can do. If I could find a 3rd generation LCD anywhere, I might be able to replace it, but does anyone know where I could find one? Also, is there a place that I could just send it to that would fix it? There has to be an iPod repair website somewhere...
  7. iPhondTouch3G

    iPhondTouch3G Banned

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    opening a 3G is not exactly easy without denting or damaging the back. oh u wish u had a 1g now. the 1g was actually pretty easy to open.
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    its carelessness, i do it all the time w/out thinking
  9. GeorgeMichael

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    You can take it to Apple and see what they say but I'm pretty sure it won't be covered. It's not really a hardware.. problem, it got stepped on so it's technically your fault.
  10. ChrisL

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    Lmao, a bot who copies me!

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