MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009 Consumables
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009:
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.
A quiet processor speed bump and max RAM increase (to 8 GB) characterizes this version of MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.
The most common repairs with the Unibody Early 2009 model 15 inch MacBook Pro laptops are replacing a dead battery or upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MBP 15" Unibody Early 2009 can use two 4 GB RAM chips for a total of 8 GB to maximize the performance of this notebook.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Unibody repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.