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Fixing a broken iPod Battery Connector Answered

I was recently disassembling my iPod in an attempt to resurrect an old iPod hard drive. I got it work, but in switching the hard drives the second time, I think I broke a trace on the flexible orange thing connecting the battery to the PCB. Is there any simple way to fix this without buying anything?

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Brennn10 (author)2007-11-20

How many leads broke off?

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Ora (author)Brennn102007-11-20

There are no leads, it's a little flexible orange ribbin and one of the traces on the ribbon broke.

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Brennn10 (author)2007-11-19

What type of iPod is it? On the Mini there are three leads that connect to the battery, are you saying you broke on of these leads?

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