iPhone 3G

Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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Why is the replacement battery draining so quickly?

I just installed iFixIt's replacement iPhone 3G battery and it seems to have drained awefully quickly. (No, I don't have any background apps or emails going). It seemed to lose 1% battery life every ~30-60 seconds for a while

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... or if the replacement battery is getting warm/hot during this discharge, something on the logic board could be shorted and is causing the battery to drain.

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Sounds like you received a bad battery, you should contact iFixit and get them to send you a new one.

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