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

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I cannot figure out how to plug the optical drive back in?

I have reassembled the MacBook Pro 15-inch LED-backlit widescreen. Had to replace the keyoard due to spill. Everything went together great except I cannot figure out the plug to the motherboard for the optical drive?? Please help :)

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Have you followed the Ifixit guide? I am including a link for replacing the optical drive in the hopes it will provide you with the info you need. A better result would happen if I knew for certain which MBP you have. Good luck.

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009 Optical Drive Replacement

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Thanks so much for your response. I am a rookie to the extreme!! just trying to save some mega money in repairs. I actually got it plugged in and the computer is working (remarkably so I might add)!! Thank you fixit for great instructions :)


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