MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009) Parts
Grab a toolkit for your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009) model and bring your laptop back to life!
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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.
PC3-8500 2 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop or laptop computer.
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008-Early 2009) Hard Drive Bracket and IR Sensor
This cable connects the hard drive to the logic board.
G4/MagSafe AC Adapter End
Replace a broken or damaged two-pronged tip of your square G4 or MagSafe adapter with this part.
Apple AC Adapter (3-prong) Extension Cable
Replace a broken or damaged six foot Apple three-prong AC adapter extension cable with this part.
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 Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008/Early 2009) Microphone
This assembly includes the microphone and its cable.
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008-Early 2009) ExpressCard Cage
Replace the ExpressCard slot on left side of a Late 2008 or Early 2009 model 15" Unibody MacBook Pro.
PC3-8500 1 GB RAM Chip
RAM Upgrade / 1 GB / PC3-8500 / Low Profile / 204 pin, 1066 MHz
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.