This guide will help you to properly install the Lenmar Battery PMPAIPOD2 for 3rd generation Apple iPod®s. You will need a very small flathead screwdriver, damage may result if you attempt to use other tools than stated. Proper steps to ensure the safety of the user and device should be carefully observed before proceeding with the installation.
Lenmar Battery PMPAIPOD2 installation guide for fourth generation Apple iPod®
Step 1: Approximately 6 cm (60mm) down the left or right side of the iPod® is the point to begin prying the case. At this point, insert a small flathead screwdriver and begin to pry open the case, working back and forth along the seam.
Step 2: Once the side you are working on pops loose, work your way around the iPod®, by pushing the towards the center of the iPod® you will be able to begin unclipping the clips from the silver case. Once the silver case comes loose, it should still be attached by a ribbon cable.
Step 3: Once inside of the iPod® take notice to the hard drive surrounded by blue rubber. Carefully remove the hard drive by lifting all the blue rubber. You will see a small ribbon cable tab at the base of the rubber that connects the hard drive to the motherboard. Disconnect the hard drive by gently lifting this tab. Set the hard drive aside for re-assembly.
Step 4: To remove the battery, lift the battery from its compartment using a screwdriver. You will notice the power cable is wrapped under a portion of the green motherboard. Carefully pull the power cord out from under the motherboard, you can use the screwdriver to assist you.
Step 5: Gently disconnect the battery by gently pulling on the power connector using your fingers. The battery should now be free from the unit and the replacement battery can be plugged in.
Step 6: Don't forget to wrap the power cord back under the motherboard before applying the battery within the case (use the screwdriver to push it back in). Reconnect the hard drive by placing the hard drive connector over the socket in the motherboard and push it in. Double check the connection by gently pulling on the hard drive. Place the hard drive back into position and snap the silver metal case back together. Your new battery is now ready for charging. Your new battery will need a minimum of three hours of charging before first use.
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WARNING: This battery may require special installation skills or tools to replace. For skilled end users only. BatteriesInAFlash.com, Inc. assumes no responsibility for improper assembly or excessive force that may result in damage to your iPod® by trying to install the battery by yourself. Installing this battery requires a moderate level of technical ability and proficiency in the use of hand tools as well as a general understanding of electronic components. The user assumes full responsibility for damages or problems caused by use of these instructions.