iPod 3rd Gen 40 GB Parts
Replacement parts for your iPod 3rd Gen model to fix your broken iPod!
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iPod 3G Battery
Replace a 850 mAh battery compatible with all third generation iPods. Features a 30% higher maximum capacity than the original battery.
iPod 3G Thick Rear Panel
Replace a cracked or scratched iPod 3G thick rear panel.
iPod 3G Screw Set
Includes six black T6 screws and three silver Phillips screws
iPhone & iPod USB Cable
Restore connectivity between your iPhone and computer with this replacement cable.
iPod 3G Front Panel Plastics
Replace a scratched or cracked front plastic panel compatible with an iPod 3G.
iPod 3G Logic Board
Replace a logic board (motherboard) compatible with the iPod 3G. Fix processing issues like unexpected shutdowns, reboots or water damage.
iPod 20 GB Hard Drive
Replace a broken or damaged 20 GB hard drive for your iPod with this part.
iPod 3G Display
The display is a 160x128 pixel 2" LCD screen.
iPod Earbuds (New)
Replace broken or malfunctioning earbuds.
iPod 3G Hard Drive Cable
Replace a broken or damaged hard drive cable in your iPod 3G.
This is the "thick" version of the iPod 3rd Gen. Therefore, certain components are specific to this model (such as hard drive bracket, headphone jack, and rear panel), and parts for the "thin" version will not fit in this device.
Not sure what's wrong with your iPod 3rd gen? Check out our troubleshooting guide to find the answer.
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