HT1339: Restoring iPod to factory settingsLearn about Restoring iPod to factory settings
Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2012 6:23 AM (in response to dj urbnassault)
Is there a red X on the display as well? Have you worked through the 5 R's?
Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2012 10:21 AM (in response to planb77)
Yeah there is a red X, with the apple.com/support attached to it. It gives a clicking sound also. I can't do anything with it. I tried plugging it in and nothing happened. I am wondering if I need a new battery, but I don't recall this problem on one of my other iPods when I needed a battery. How hard is it to pull out the battery, and where do you get one besides apple?
Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2012 11:08 AM (in response to dj urbnassault)
It could be the battery, but more often than not, it's the iPod's hard drive.
There are several online retailers who offer replacement parts for iPods. I tend to stick with iFixit even though they are priced a bit higher. However, each part contains a step-by-step guide on how to swap it out.