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iPod 5th Generation (Video)

iPod 5th Generation (Video) Front Panel Replacement


My Problem

As I moved my guitar amp from the car to the house I guess I crushed the display on my 5th G ipod that was in my pocket. Everything played OK but just a big black blob with blue and red lines on the display.

My Fix

I went on line bought a new display with opening tools from brand X. I opened the ipod and everything went backwords. Instead of the back coming off the front came off with the the screws still in the metal frame. When I finally worked my way to the back panel and removed what should have been the first connection the whole plug fell out of the board. I put everything back together with new brand X display and the ipod was dead.

My Advice

I went on line and found ifixit has parts as well as directions. I ordered the correct screw driver, new open tools and another display. Using the excelent directions and ifixit parts I am celebrating the rebirth of my ipod. With out your instructions I would never have known which way these tiny parts went back together. Thanks, DG

iPod Video Front Panel (Black) Image
iPod Video Front Panel (Black)


iPod Video Front Panel (Black) Image
iPod Video Front Panel (Black)


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