17" Unibody 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.
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...
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...
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...
1 TB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive Hybrid, 5400 RPM / 2.5" wide x 9.5mm tall / 1 TB Unformatted
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody (Early 2009 to Mid 2010) Replacement Battery
Aftermarket replacement battery, compatible with all Early 2009 17" Unibody MacBook Pros, all Mid 2009 17" Unibody MacBook Pros, and all Mid 2010 17" Unibody MacBook Pros...
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive.
500 GB SSD
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive / 2.5" wide x 7mm tall / 525 GB Unformatted
250 GB SSD
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive / 2.5" wide x 7mm tall / 275 GB Unformatted
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 a 17" MacBook Pro Unibody Early 2009 are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Unibody 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 17" Unibody Early 2009 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.