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What is the name of this power cord?

There is a flat, black power cord/ribbon that runs underneath my hard drive. I was told this component is broken, but I don't know what it is called.

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It's the hard drive/IR cable

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012 Hard Drive Cable Replacement

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2012) Hard Drive Cable

You can get the one without braces and save a bit. Look at where the cable comes over that last step and see if you can discern any marks on it. That's where it damaged. I use a little piece of Scotch extreme mounting tape (it's thick) on either side of the cable to prevent the bottom case from impacting it.

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2012) Hard Drive Cable Image


MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2012) Hard Drive Cable


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