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Soooo... Guess who forgot his ipod touch in his black car all day in the 110+ degree heat? That's right. Me. And I got in the car this evening, turned on the car and my ipod didn't turn on (I have it hooked up to my radio via USB). I have tried manually turning it on, and plugging it in to the computer. There's no way the battery is dead, because it's constantly charged in the car and I used it this morning in my car..

Did I kill my ipod? Any ideas as to how to troubleshoot it? The nearest Apple store is more than an hour away, so if that's my only option, so be it.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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then mine is a tank because I leave it in my truck 24/7 in this Texas heat and still runs like a champ...1st edition 32Gb touch here
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Try bringing it inside, and letting it sit for a day or so in the AC.
    
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Where did you leave it exactly?
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Ok. I'm gonna let it sit around for a bit in the apartment.

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Where did you leave it exactly?
I left it in an open compartment right under the radio. I have felt it before, and it's always REALLY HOT. But I've never left it for so long in such hot weather. Idk. I mean, other electronics are subject to hotter conditions, so idk if this is the reason...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tx-jose View Post
then mine is a tank because I leave it in my truck 24/7 in this Texas heat and still runs like a champ...1st edition 32Gb touch here
Similar here. Got second edition on release day and it basically lives in my car during the summer (not quite hot as texas in va but it can get very hot). Short of putting it in an actual conventional oven, I'm not sure it was caused by the heat. Who knows though; those warnings in the manual must be there for a reason.


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Ok. I'm gonna let it sit around for a bit in the apartment.



I left it in an open compartment right under the radio. I have felt it before, and it's always REALLY HOT. But I've never left it for so long in such hot weather. Idk. I mean, other electronics are subject to hotter conditions, so idk if this is the reason...
Sounds like it just overheated, have you tried holding home and the power for 10 seconds to see if it restarts?
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Sounds like it just overheated, have you tried holding home and the power for 10 seconds to see if it restarts?
Try this.

There have been times where I was certain my 3rd gen 32GB was toast and all it took to revive it was a simple hard reset.
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My old iPod nano sits inside my car in the Alabama heat 24/7. No problems yet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SkippyDogg View Post
Sounds like it just overheated, have you tried holding home and the power for 10 seconds to see if it restarts?
Aha! That worked! Thanks everyone! +rep!
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