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May have accidentally bent this cable - What does it control?

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Just installed a SSD in my MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid-2009. I also chose to remove my optical drive and install a hard drive in its place. While doing the installation, I had some trouble re-inserting a cable, and fear that I may have inadvertently bent it slightly. It's a large/fairly thick cable near the fan on the motherobard; I had to remove it in order to access a screw that's underneath it.

The machine *appears* to be working fine, everything I've tested so far (sound, wifi, etc.) appears to be working as it should. What is this cable for (i.e. is there something I can test to see if it's working or not)?

Picture of the cable I'm talking about is below. Thanks!

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Yup, that's the iSIght cable all right. Thanks. Luckily I didn't damage mine; my iSight still works perfectly. Thanks for your answers!

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dburr, I wonder if it is the camera cable. It might be more visible if you could zoom out a bit and give more of a location. Of course, I am not a Mac person, so I could be way off:-)

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That is the camera cable.

Have a look at step 10 of this guide:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Logic Board Replacement

I just had a rough time unplugging mine while removing the logic board.

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