17" Unibody Early 2009 Cables
Replacement parts for your 17" Unibody Early 2009 model to fix your broken laptop!
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Parts that work with 17" Unibody Early 2009:
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this adapter.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
Apple AC Adapter (3-prong) Extension Cable
Replace a broken or damaged six foot Apple three-prong AC adapter extension cable with this part.
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody SATA SuperDrive Cable
This cable connects the SuperDrive to the logic board.
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody LVDS Display Cable
Replace a damaged connector or malfunctioning LVDS display cable in your laptop. This cable is compatible with early 2009 to mid 2010 model 17" MacBook Pro Unibody laptop...
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.