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Just picked up a ipod 4th gen 64gb for my daughter. I swapped the lcd for a pink one and then noticed it gets really hot within 3 minutes of...
07-17-2012, 12:06 AM #1Ipod 64gb 4th generation gets hot fast
Just picked up a ipod 4th gen 64gb for my daughter. I swapped the lcd for a pink one and then noticed it gets really hot within 3 minutes of charging it , it shows the temperature logo and I cant use it for a few minutes. I dont know if it was like this before but it may have been . I think it might be the battery but I am not really sure. Has anyone had this happen to a ipod touch before?
07-17-2012, 09:40 PM #2
Regardless, it sounds like something bad happened during the parts swap.
Possibly some internal contacts got shorted or fried. Possibly the power supply has gone south.
Possibly it's just a bad cable. Have you tried charging it with a different cable? (or from a different PC/usb source?) Also take a close look at the dock connector at the bottom of the iPod. Is it clean? is there any debris or anything that looks funny?
07-18-2012, 09:37 PM #3
I swaped it myself. Its definetly not the cable either. Ive seen some videos on youtube about the top half getting hot on the ipod but no fixes.