MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009/Mid 2010) Hard Drive Cable

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009/Mid 2010) Hard Drive Cable

This option has the IR sensor, indicator light and hard drive bracket attached.

$44.95

$44.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Fix an unrecognized drive in your Macbook Unibody

  • Replacement SATA cable for 13" Unibodies
  • This cable can wear out, causing connection problems.

Please read the option descriptions to determine if the hard drive bracket is included.

This part only works in the A1278 MacBook Pro Mid 2009/Mid 2010. It will not work in other MacBook Pro models or the A1278 MacBook Unibody.

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009
2.26 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)

Repair Stories

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Sam Pittman's Story Photo #1002699

My Problem

The MacBook was coming up with a 'white screen'. Eventually it changed to an icon of a file-folder with a flashing question mark. This is the indication that the computer can't find the hard drive. I had installed a newer larger hard drive (also from iFixit) earlier this year, so I was worried th . . .

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My Problem

The Heard disk Drive cable doesn't work

My Fix

It was easy, following the repair guide in ifixit

My Advice

No

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My Problem

My son was moving from south Florida to Pittsburgh, PA and the week of the move, his 13" MacBook Pro mid 2009 showed the "Slashed Folder icon and would not boot. Also, the trackpad had become very difficult to depress. I really like that Apple products seem to last and last, so why not try to nurse . . .

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My Problem

Powerbook was acting as if the hard drive was crashing. Replacement drive was better but did not fix all read-write symptoms. Online searches revealed hard drive cable wears out over time (laptop is almost seven years old). Moving drive to external housing revealed that it was fine.

My Fix

Package was a lit . . .

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My Problem

My hard drive became corrupted due to a faulty hard drive cable, rendering my computer unusable.

My Fix

I had some experience taking my computer apart when I installed an SSD, but this was still a very easy and quick repair. I didn't buy the bracket, so reattaching the indicator light was like threading a n . . .

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My Problem

A young friend's laptop stopped working. It wasn't too hard to figure out the hard drive cable had crapped out.

My Fix

So easy I made my young friend do most of it himself. Seven year old laptop still runs like a boss.

My Advice

This repair is so simple, that even if you don't watch the video, you're going to be able . . .

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My Problem

Faulty HHD cable.

My Fix

Easy replacement. Cable worked no problem. Thank you

My Advice

Easy fix...thanks for a quality product

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My Problem

I got a question mark inside a folder icon on start up. Hard drive wasn't recognized

My Fix

It went great. This is so easy! Got a new cable and followed instructions provided by ifixit and comments.

My Advice

Before assuming your old hard drive broke down, try removing the hard drive and connect it to your computer vi . . .

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My Problem

My ribbon cable

My Fix

It went great working like new now

My Advice

Dnt be fast to sell fix it first 1000or more computer just a 40dollar fix why not

Now she's running like new

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My Problem

One day the computer just didn't boot so I kept trying and trying, but I didn't know why the !&&* my computer wasn't working, so I removed the HDD to check if it was because of the HDD but it wasn't. HDD was working perfect. So I took it to repair shop to see what's wrong. They told me that just to . . .

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