MacBook Pro 17" Unibody
Choose your model of MacBook Pro 17" Unibody:
MacBook and MacBook Pro Unibody Plastic Feet
Replace the black plastic feet on the lower case of your Unibody MacBook or MacBook Pro.
Macbook Pro Unibody Lower Case Screw Set
Replace a stripped or missing screw securing the lower case of most Unibody model MacBook Pro loaptops. The excluded models are the Late 2008 and Early 2009 15" MacBook P...
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
3.5 gram Arctic Silver thermal paste tube. Thermal paste forms a continuous, conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink, improving cooling performance and kee...
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....
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part thermal paste remover. Two part cleaner used to dissolve thermal paste and purify the surfaces of heat sinks and processors before applying new thermal paste. In...
PC3-10600 8 GB RAM Chip
Replacement or upgrade RAM chip. Specs: 8 GB / PC3-10600 / Low Profile / 204 pin, 1333 MHz. This speed upgrade will make your computer faster. Compatible with All Mid 201...
PC3-8500 4 GB RAM Chip
Replacement or upgrade RAM chip. Specs: 4 GB / PC3-8500 / Low Profile / 204 pin, 1066 MHz. This speed upgrade will make your computer faster. Compatible with All 13" Unib...
PC3-10600 4 GB RAM Chip
RAM Upgrade / 4 GB / PC3-10600 / Low Profile / 204 pin, 1333 MHz
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
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.
The MacBook Pro 17" Unibody, announced in January of 2009 has an aluminum case like the laptops before it, however the case is machined out of a single block of aluminum. The Unibody revision also introduced some new features for Apple laptops: dual video cards (one for regular use, one for graphics intensive applications), the Mini DisplayPort (which replaced the full-size DVI display connector), and larger hard drive and RAM capacities.
The most common repairs with the Unibody model 17" MacBook Pro laptops are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 17" Unibody repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.