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Keyboard only half works--keyboard cable bad?

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Hi, I have a 2009 Unibody MacBook Pro that has a whole row of keyboard keys that won't work, plus the trackpad doesn't register a click. The laptop hasn't suffered any water damage. Is it possible the ribbon cable that connects the keyboard/trackpad is starting to go bad? I checked the connections and they seem good. Is it possible I could purchase the cables without having to replace the entire upper case? Thanks.

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This really sounds like liquid damage to me. Yes you can buy a track pad alone. Try hooking up an external keyboard and mouse to test the logicboard: MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Model A1278) Trackpad

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MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Model A1278) Trackpad

Trackpad for a MacBook Pro 13" Unibody. Compatible with all Mid 2009 13" Unibody MacBook Pros, all Mid 2010 13" Unibody MacBook Pros, all Early 2011 13" Unibody MacBook Pros, all Late 2011 13" Unibody MacBook Pros, and all Mid 2012 13" Unibody MacBook Pro — 17 available at 99.95 each.

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