MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009 Optical Drive Replacement
Please note that this guide is only a prerequisite for other guides.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
This guide is an internal prerequisite and should remain unpublished.
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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.
Disconnect the Bluetooth cable by pulling the male end straight away from its socket.
Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the Bluetooth antenna cable from its socket on the board.
Remove the two 8 mm Phillips screws securing the Bluetooth/camera cable retainer to the upper case.
Lift the Bluetooth board/cable retainer assembly out of the upper case.
Remove the single 3.5 mm Phillips screw securing the inner side of the optical drive to the upper case.
Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips screws securing the outer side of the optical drive to the upper case.