One of the biggest complaints about the Apple iPod is the device’s poor battery performance.
An iPod holds a charge just fine when it’s new, but after a year or so of regular use, the operating time of the stock battery starts to shorten drastically.
When your iPod’s battery goes South, you’re left with a few replacement options.
You can send the unit to Apple and pay $66.00 USD, or you can buy a replacement kit for about $20.00 – 30.00 USD and perform the iPod surgery yourself.
Here’s a YouTube video of someone demonstrating how to replace an iPod battery:
Remember that any damage you do to your Apple iPod during the battery replacement is your own responsibility.
Also, cracking open your iPod and messing with its guts will void your warranty.