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Tools

These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down a number of hardware problems using our troubleshooting guides for your:

Identification and Background ¶ 

The fourth generation iPod was released mid-2004 with early generations utilizing a non-color screen. Early 2005 models sported a color screen designed for viewing pictures. The click wheel on fourth generation iPods integrated the scrolling feature and the control buttons into one unit. Even if you know what iPod you have, a quick trip through our iPod identification page couldn't hurt.

Upgrade Information ¶ 

To upgrade your iPod from a 20GB to 40 or 60GB HDD you must replace the following parts:

  1. 40/60GB rear panel
  2. 40/60GB headphone jack
  3. 40/60GB headphone jack cable

However if upgrading from 40 to 60GB HDD all you need to replace is the hard drive.

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