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    iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    My 20gb 4th gen iPod needs a new hard drive as it's freezing & skipping all the time. Has anyone done a DIY repair successfully & where to get the new drive?
    Or has anyone used a repair service they can recomend?
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    Re: iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    I've done plenty of DIY HDD replacements, battery replacement and LCD replacements.

    The main problem with a faulty HDD is that they are expensive to buy, meaning that its often not worth the hassle.

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    Re: iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    I found a place that replaced the HDD & battery for £56, which I didn't think was too bad.
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    Re: iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    get one off ebay ...
    i have fixed an LCD before which you need to take everything else apart to get to, it was relatively simple as i followed an online tutorial - it took around 10 mins from start to finish

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    Re: iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    Surely any 1.8" will fit? not sure on connector. There are plenty on froogle.
    Last edited by Domestic_Ginger; 11-09-2012 at 10:04 AM. Reason: Well worth replacing HDD as its still about £150

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    Re: iPod repair, 20gb 4th gen

    I hope, after four years, the OP has resolved the problem.
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