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Model A1040 / 10, 15, 20, 30, or 40 GB hard drive / four touch-sensitive LED backlit buttons above touch wheel

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Replaced battery but iPod still doesn't charge

I recently replaced the battery in my 3rd Generation iPod (A1040 20GB). It briefly powered up, worked and played music but the battery was low on charge and it quickly died. However, when I connected it to a wall charger it wouldn't charge. I have the same result when I connect it USB to a computer. I've tried several different kinds of wall chargers with the same results. When I plug it in it will briefly flash the Apple logo then go to a battery icon with a triangle with an exclamation point in it. I appreciate any help.

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Have you tried replacing the charging port?

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I have not. I'll explore that option, thanks for your response.

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You can either try a MB with the charge port already on it or a new charge port by soldering. But that's the next step. It's been hard finding main boards for these these days though

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By "MB" are you referring to the logic board? (IF192-001-1).

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Yes that's what I meant . MB short had for main board

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I have this same issue.

I found two burnt out chips next to eachother on the motherboard.

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I’m having the same problem with my 15GB model, I’m thinking of replacing the dock connector and cleaning up the motherboard to avoid any possible shorting. You could try this:

Connecting the iPod to the FW charger without the battery (open up the iPod and disconnect the battery), if it turns on then the battery might be faulty.

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