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Old Dec 15, 2009, 06:01 PM   #1
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ipod says "Please wait, very low battery" WHY is this happening?

Hello all,

Important Story:

One day, after using my ipod for over 2 years I charged it to full battery. I listened to some music as always, then all of the sudden it shuts off! I reset it and it just kept turning on and off, on and off. Finally I got it to stop turning on a off, but instead it said "Please wait, very low battery". After charging the battery again, to full power, it worked fine, then the same thing happened...over and over and over.

I have an ipod video black 5g.

Can anyone help me out?

Thanks,
GC

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Old Dec 15, 2009, 06:51 PM   #2
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you need a new battery: after that long, the electrons just zip away.
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 07:31 PM   #3
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you need a new battery: after that long, the electrons just zip away.
uhhh...really? Alright...ughhh
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 07:33 PM   #4
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yep. its happened to several ipods of mine... after about 2 or 3 years, kaplunk.
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 07:47 PM   #5
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Your batter is dead. If you want to replace it check out www.ifixit.com or take it to apple store. Apple will charge $60(not sure)...and you can do it for half the price from ifixit.

If I were you I'd use this ipod as an external hard disk or sell it on ebay and buy a new ipod touch
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 09:37 PM   #6
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like i said ^^^^^ also try rapidrepair.com and powerbookmedic.com for a battery.
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Old Dec 15, 2009, 10:13 PM   #7
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just get an old portable cassette player and a tape deck with giant speakers. They WORK MUCH BETTER!!!! and they're cheap and easily recordable.
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Old Dec 16, 2009, 12:04 AM   #8
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I've gotten a few of these with this same problem, leaving it on the charger doesn't help since it can't get to the part in the boot process where it can charge. Get a new battery and that should be able to fix it. I have seen batteries for $10 on eBay.
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