MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 Case Components
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229:
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) Upper Case
Upper case includes palmrest area, trackpad, trackpad cable, and power button
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) Lower Case
Replace a scratched or dented lower case.
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) ExpressCard Cage
Covers ExpressCard slot on left I/O board
Introduced in June 2007, the model A1229 of the MacBook Pro 17" has a Santa Rosa architecture Core 2 Duo processor and a speed improvement and graphics upgrade compared to its predecessor. Connectors on this model include an ExpressCard/34 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire "400" port, Firewire "800" port, three USB 2.0 ports, optical digital audio in/out, and DVI out.
The most common repairs with the model A1229 17" MacBook Pro are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 6 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's A1229 MacBook Pro 17" repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.