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iPod 5th Generation (Video)

iPod 5th Generation (Video) Battery Replacement

iPod 5th Generation (Video) Battery Replacement

20 minuten

Moderate

Mijn probleem

My ipod would no longer power on. I was listening to music during my workout and it just stopped playing. When I plugged it in to charge, it never turned on. Tried charging via my docking station, connecting to itunes, but it would not start.

Mijn oplossing

My 25 year old daughter can't believe I actually repaired my ipod. For less than $20, my ipod classic is good as new.

As advertised. I followed the directions and easily opened the ipod. It took a lot of work to lift the plug where the battery cable plugs in. Finally used a very small flat head screwdriver to unlock the cable. Once the case was opened I very slowly and carefully pried the battery off of the case. It was held down with some pretty strong sticky glue. I also made sure I separated the other ribbon cables from the underside of the battery, doing so as I pried the battery off of the case. Overall, took about 30 minutes. Very simple, just need to move slowly and take your time.

Mijn advies

Read all of the advice comments. Great tips on things to do and not do when replacing the battery. And open the pictures on the ifixit website, so you can follow along step by step when you replace the battery.

iPod Video 30 GB Replacement Battery afbeelding
iPod Video 30 GB Replacement Battery

$13.99

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