Apple is offering a free replacement iPod if you purchased the iPod nano (1st generation) between September 2005 and December 2006.
Apple has determined that the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) may overheat and pose a safety risk, and that the affected iPod nanos were sold between September 2005 and December 2006.
Apple recommends that you stop using your iPod nano (1st generation) and order a replacement unit, free of charge.
If you purchased the iPod nano (1st generation) from September 2005 to December 2006, take advantage of this Apple iPod Replacement Program to get a free Apple iPod replacement unit.
Please note that the battery issue is specific to the iPod nano (1st gen) and does not affect any other iPod.
You’ll need to enter your iPod nano serial number to verify that it is eligible for this program, which you can do through the above link.
If you qualify, Apple will provide you with shipping materials and instructions to return your Apple iPod nano.
You will receive a replacement unit approximately 6 weeks after Apple receives your current iPod nano (1st generation).
If you’re still using the iPod nano (1st generation) or have an old unit sitting around your house, take advantage of this offer to get a new replacement unit for free and avoid any safety hazards.
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Register for the Apple iPod nano replacement program to get a new iPod unit for free.