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iPod Nanos recalled for bad batteries

Posted November 15, 2011

Sometimes it DOES pay to hang on to things! If you are like me, and still have one of the first generation iPod Nanos—great news: you might be able to exchange it for a brand new iPod for FREE!

A battery overheating problem with Nanos sold between September 2005 and December 2006 are eligible! That’s a lot of Nanos! Dig through your drawers and read more here.


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  • k8ered Nov 17, 2011

    I went online last night and found out mine was eligible as well. It says that you will receive a "replacement" iPod. I didn't take this to necessarily mean a brand new one. Is there anywhere that says for sure it'll be brand new, or maybe just a refurbished model?

  • cocker_mom Nov 16, 2011

    I am getting a free one my old one is boxed up and ready to go back via FedEx

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