2gen iPod battery rattles?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by About2SwitchOvr, May 4, 2004.

  1. About2SwitchOvr macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2004
    Hi all,
    I just opened up a 2nd gen iPod and checked out the HDD. I was simply waving it lightly, and I heard a rattling sound, like something was loose in the pod... I was wondering if anyone else had this problem? This iPod is not working... everytime I turn it on, I get the Folder with an exclamation mark, or an iPod with a sad face on it.. (cute, but rather annoying)...

    Any input is greatly appreciated..
    Thanks again guys.
  2. magid macrumors 6502


    Jan 6, 2003
    if the harddrive is dead then it is most likely the reader inside of the drive going back and forth. also, are you interested in selling it?

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