Step 1: Getting Your Tools
-The new Audio Jack/ Hold switch (can be easily found on ebay)
-Needle nose pliers
-Small Flat Head Screwdriver
-Small phillips screwdriver
-Those green tool that came with the new part (they are always included free in the package)
Step 2: Open the Ipod
Go all around the ipod using the ipod opener, then pop it ...
After the case should pop and now open it with your finger...
Step 3: Removing the Battery
Then go to the "principal plate" of the iPod then unplug the battery using the pliers.
After that just put the battery away...
Step 4: Removing the Audio Jack
First disconect the Audio Jack. Lift the little switch that hold the conector in place(under the hard drive). Then pull the conector out.
After, Unscrew all of the 4 screws in the backplate. (2 on the audio jack, 2 on the backplate)
Then pull the Hold switch and the audio jack out of the case...
Step 5: Replacing the Audio Jack
After Screw all the four srews...
Then reconect the audio jack conector by pressing the little pin down and make it tight..
Step 6: Putting Back the Battery
2nd Reconect the battery by conecting it in the conector at the bottom left of th iPod. Those white marks should be hide in the conector
Step 7: Closing the IPod
Just align your backplate with the black/white plate and press firmly the edges...
And its closed!
Step 8: The Finished Product
So no need to pay 100$ or throw it away...