iPod 2nd Generation Display Replacement
- Author: iRobot
- Difficulty: Moderate
Replace a cracked or faulty display.
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Step 1 — Display ¶
Lift the blue hard drive mounting bracket out of the iPod.
Step 2 ¶
Carefully disconnect the white battery connector from the logic board. Be sure to pull only on the connector itself and not on the cables.
Step 3 ¶
Loosen the touch wheel connector by pulling the brown locking bar toward the side of the iPod using the tips of your fingers.
Step 4 ¶
Remove the 8 T6 Torx screws from the logic board.
Step 5 ¶
Lift the logic board up enough to disconnect the orange touch wheel cable.
Lift the logic board out of the iPod.
Step 6 ¶
Note the location of the four white plastic tabs securing the display to the logic board. These tabs must be released before the display can be removed.
Step 7 ¶
Use a spudger or your finger to free the four white plastic tabs indicated in the previous picture.
Step 8 ¶
Use a spudger to carefully disconnect the display ribbon cable from beneath the scroll wheel.
Lift the display off the logic board.