MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009 Heat Sinks
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009:
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008-Early 2009) Heat Sink
This part attaches to the processor and helps dissipate heat.
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.