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The first thing that will determine how "cheap" you will be able to repair your device is availability of parts. If you're faced with a cracked front panel, it looks like you can find a new one on Ebay for $30-$35. From there, it's about trying to find disassembly instructions and tools. Our [guide|4964|teardown] will provide you with a good start, and our [http://www.ifixit.com/Tools|tools store] will give you the necessary tools. AFterAfter that, the only way to get it fixed for "cheap" would be to find a friend/sibling/cousin/nephew/etc. who you can bribe with lunch at Taco Bell (Crunchwrap Supremes are only $0.99 right now!).
The first thing that will determine how "cheap" you will be able to repair your device is availability of parts. If you're faced with a cracked front panel, it looks like you can find a new one on Ebay for $30-$35. From there, it's about trying to find disassembly instructions and tools. Our [guide|4964|teardown] will provide you with a good start, and our [http://www.ifixit.com/Tools|tools store] will give you the necessary tools. AFterAfter that, the only way to get it fixed for "cheap" would be to find a friend/sibling/cousin/nephew/etc. who you can bribe with lunch at Taco Bell (Crunchwrap Supremes are only $0.99 right now!).

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Original post by: David Hodson ,

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The first thing that will determine how "cheap" you will be able to repair your device is availability of parts. If you're faced with a cracked front panel, it looks like you can find a new one on Ebay for $30-$35. From there, it's about trying to find disassembly instructions and tools. Our [guide|4964|teardown] will provide you with a good start, and our [http://www.ifixit.com/Tools|tools store] will give you the necessary tools. AFter that, the only way to get it fixed for "cheap" would be to find a friend/sibling/cousin/nephew/etc. who you can bribe with lunch at Taco Bell (Crunchwrap Supremes are only $0.99 right now!).

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