MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009 Optical Drive Replacement
Replace the optical drive in your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
MacBook Pro won't read disks? Use this guide to replace a broken optical drive.
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Apple sticks a small strip of clear plastic with adhesive applied to one side to the logic board behind the camera cable connector to keep it in its socket. When moving it out of the way, be sure not to break any surface-mount components off the logic board.
Hold the end of the cable retainer down with one finger while you use the tip of a spudger to slightly lift the other end and rotate it away from the camera cable connector.
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