Mid 2009 Model A1278 / 2.26 or 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo processor EMC 2326

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replace 2009 MacBook Pro Logicboard with 2010 Logicboard?

Hi, i have here a Macbook Pro 13-inch from 2009 with a faulty Logicboard, i found a Logicboard of a 2010 13-inch Macbook Pro on Ebay and read somewhere that those two could be used in both cases. Can someone confirm this? That would be super-handy, because then i kind of would have a working AND upgraded Macbook Pro :)

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no one can help me on this one?

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Jonah, Sorry I just didn't see your question before now.

Generally you can only replace logic boards within the same series. In this case these are the systems within your '09 model: MacBookPro5,5. Here's is the '10 models: MacBookPro7,1.

Often Apple moves things around enough to make it hard to force fit even similar systems. I've not personally tried doing this on this series so I can't say its not possible, just be aware you're a trailblazer here.

Here's the Guides for both review them carefully before you start:

Good Luck!

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Logic Board Image

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MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Logic Board Replacement

Difficulty:

Difficult

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010 Logic Board Image

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MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010 Logic Board Replacement

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Moderate

1 - 3 hours

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Yes it's possible. 2011 is different.

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so there are no problems whatsoever? no problems with mic, webcam cable, or anything? That would be great news indeed!

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Did you managed to make this change? i have the exact same 2 boards

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yes i did! it all worked :)

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how much was that macbook pro 2010 logic board ? im trying to find one myself, BTW you are refering to a 13 size? or doesnt matter as long as its the same size ? thanks

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Hey Jonah, I am looking into putting a 2010 board in a 2009 map 13, is it possible and do

I’d it work for you? If so, where did you get the motherboard from.

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My macbook Pro 2010 is out of order for two years due to logic board can it be replaced. please

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Hi,

Both 2009 and 2010 are compatible, i did the replacement myself.

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