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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

$44.95

$44.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Unable to access your hard drive?

Then you might need to replace your hard drive cable!

Please read the option descriptions. Some options do not include the hard drive bracket.

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012
2.5 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.9 GHz (Mid 2012)
 

Repair Stories

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Jared Baker's Story Photo #1021947

My Problem

My computer was not reading my hard drive. After a couple of tries rebooting, and not getting anything except a question mark on the screen I thought I was done for. Of course I hadn't backed up my computer, so I wanted to try to attach the hard drive to another computer externally to see if I cou . . .

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My Problem

MacBook, Startup failure w/question mark on file. After the computer repair shop misdiagnosed the issue and charged $50, I was able to determine the Hard Drive cable needed replacement.

My Fix

The longest part of the process was waiting for the replacement cable to be delivered. After viewing the "how to" . . .

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My Problem

Macbook Pro 2012 was experiencing poor performance, wouldn't boot after attempting recovery. Linux couldn't detect drive either.

My Fix

Swapped out cable and was up and running again within 5 minutes. Was a breeze.

My Advice

Careful with how you route the cable, you need to bend it in certain spots so it's important t . . .

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My Problem

Experienced a lot of file issues with the mac and unexpected freezing up. I tried to wipe and restore the hard drive but it would not format successfully.

My Fix

The IFixIt instructions did not show the same laptop case bottom as I had, but I was able to figure out the components. The images showed a spli . . .

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My Problem

The OEM Sata cable did not seem to be reading SSDs at all.

My Fix

It was easy to remove the old SATA cable, a bit difficult to add the new one in. Had to bend one part of the cable to make it fit into the screws (as intended), but scary part was if it were to break.

My Advice

Don't mess up when you try to stick the st . . .

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