iPod 3rd Gen 40 GB Parts
Replacement parts for your iPod 3rd Gen model to fix your broken iPod!
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Parts that work with iPod 3rd Gen 40 GB:
iPod 3G Battery
Replace a 850 mAh battery compatible with all third generation iPods. Features a 30% higher maximum capacity than the original battery.
iPhone & iPod USB Cable
Restore connectivity between your iPhone and computer with this replacement cable.
iPod 3G Logic Board
Replace a logic board (motherboard) compatible with the iPod 3G. Fix processing issues like unexpected shutdowns, reboots or water damage.
iPod 3G Display
The display is a 160x128 pixel 2" LCD screen.
iPod 3G Hard Drive Cable
Replace a broken or damaged hard drive cable in your iPod 3G.
iPod 3G 30/40 GB Headphone Jack
Includes headphone jack and hold switch
iPod 3G Touch Wheel Cable
Connects touch wheel to logic board
iPod 3G 30/40 GB Hard Drive Bracket
Replace a broken or damaged Hard Drive Bracket in your iPod 3G 30/40 GB.
iPod 3G Front Panel
Replace a cracked or scratched iPod 3G front panel.
iPod 3G Thick Rear Panel
Replace a cracked or scratched iPod 3G thick rear panel.
This is the "thick" version of the iPod 3rd Gen. Therefore, certain components are specific to this model (such as hard drive bracket, headphone jack, and rear panel), and parts for the "thin" version will not fit in this device.
Not sure what's wrong with your iPod 3rd gen? Check out our troubleshooting guide to find the answer.
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