Apples555

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I ordered a new faceplate and battery for my old 30GB iPod Video from idemigods.com (they were the cheapest). The faceplate arrived scratched so I requested a replacement, and after a lengthy exchange, the new one arrived scratched too. Here's a photo.

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After my last email, they just stopped responding. Also, the battery started acting up and randomly shutting off with the battery meter jumping all over the place.

I assumed that all aftermarket sellers were about equal, which apparently isn't true. Has anyone here gotten a new faceplate or battery for their iPod Video with good results? I'm thinking of buying from iFixit.
 

Scoot65

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Sorry to hear of the trouble you're having. I've not bought any replacement parts yet, but I would always advise that going the cheapest route is not always the cheapest route!

Hope someone will be along soon to give a customer's review on third party sellers.
 
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Apples555

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Mar 4, 2012
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Batteries are pretty widely available, but the faceplates seem hard to come by. iFixit is out of stock.

Sorry to hear of the trouble you're having. I've not bought ant replacement parts yet, but I would always advise that going the cheapest route is not always the cheapest route!

Indeed. I was surprised the company just stopped responding.
 
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