MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Hard Drive Cable Replacement
- Author: Walter Galan
- Time estimate: 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
This guide will show you how to replace your hard drive cable or tighten it if it is loose
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Step 1 — Hard Drive Cable ¶
Remove the following four screws securing the hard drive and IR sensor cable to the upper case:
Two 1.5 mm Phillips screws.
Two 9.5 mm Phillips screws.
Step 2 ¶
Slide the hard drive and IR sensor bracket away from the edge of the upper case.
Carefully peel the hard drive and IR sensor cable from the upper case.
Step 3 ¶
Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the hard drive cable connector up off the logic board.
Step 4 ¶
Lift the hard drive/IR sensor cable assembly out of the upper case.