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Beloved iPod 5G stopped letting me push her buttons.

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iPod 5th Generation (Video)

iPod 5th Generation (Video) Click Wheel Button Replacement


My Problem

Center button of click wheel was stuck down, would still respond if pressed hard.

My Fix

It went pretty smooth, except for the smaller iPod opening tool. The tip broke into pieces as soon as I starting using it. The larger one was fine. I had to resort to using a paper clip in place of the smaller tool.

My Advice

One thing to be careful about when removing the front panel is dust and shavings from the tools. After I had the iPod put back together, I realized that the tools had left little shavings between the screen and the front cover. I had to take the iPod apart again to clean this.

Phillips #00 Screwdriver Image
Phillips #00 Screwdriver


iPod Video Click Wheel Button (White) Image
iPod Video Click Wheel Button (White)


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