MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009) Displays
Choose your model of MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009):
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009):
MacBook and MacBook Pro Unibody Plastic Feet
Replace the black plastic feet on the lower case of your Unibody MacBook or MacBook Pro.
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
Forms a continuous, heat conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink. A new layer of thermal paste keeps your processor from overheating. 3.5 grams
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part cleaner dissolves old thermal paste on heat sinks and processors. One 30 ml bottle of thermal material remover and one 30 ml bottle of thermal surface purifier.
MacBook and MacBook Pro (Non-Retina) SSD Upgrade Bundle
Upgrade the storage and improve boot time and read/write speed in your MacBook and MacBook Pro (Non-Retina) with this SSD upgrade bundle.
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
PC3-8500 4 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop, laptop, or game console for faster performance. Low Profile / 204 pin / 1066 MHz
Silicone 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure with USB 2.0 Cable
Turn any SATA 2.5" laptop hard drive into an external storage drive with this part.
500 GB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replacement or upgrade hard drive compatible with all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Intel Mac minis, and Sony PS3 and PS3 Slim game consoles. SATA interface for Intel Macs / 2....
Apple MagSafe 1 AC Adapter
Replace a broken or damaged Apple MagSage 1 AC adapter with this part.
1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replace or upgrade the hard drive in your compatible MacBook, MacBook Pro, Intel Mac mini, and Sony PS3/PS3 Slim/PS4 game consoles.
In October of 2008 Apple released the MacBook Pro 15" Unibody with a new aluminum case drilled from a single aluminum brick. This model introduced some features that were new to Apple laptops: dual video cards, one for power saving casual use and one for graphics-intensive processing, and a Mini DisplayPort replaced the full-size DVI display connector.
The most common repairs with Late 2008 and Early 2009 model MacBook Pro 15" Unibody laptops are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008-Early 2009) Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 8 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 & Early 2009 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.