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Suck those clicking earplugs

200610041932I’ve been having trouble with my left iPod earplug, which has been clicking and distorting beyond a (relatively low) volume – making listening very annoying. I was making plans today to go and visit the Apple store where I bought the iPod, when I remembered reading something about sucking on the troublesome earplug. I gave it a go, and it fixed the problem! Just apply some suction to the earplug, and it seems to unstick something inside.

I couldn’t find the article I read that suggested this, but credit goes to someone out there for this quick fix.

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4 Comments

  1. Posted October 4, 2006 at 11:23 pm | Permalink

    One of mine has been doing the same thing. I’ll have to try that and see if it fixes it!

  2. joey joe joe
    Posted October 5, 2006 at 1:18 am | Permalink

    I was sucking my Ipod earplugs for unrelated reasons and it only fixed the problem

    :)

  3. Posted October 16, 2006 at 8:25 am | Permalink

    You’ll be happy to know the headphones shipping with the new iPod Nano’s dont suck as much.

  4. Mike
    Posted October 16, 2006 at 8:29 am | Permalink

    Thank God…