17" Unibody Mid 2009 Heat Sinks
Parts that work with 17" Unibody Mid 2009:
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody (Early-Mid 2009) Heat Sink
This part attaches to the processor and helps dissipate heat.
Introduced in June 2009, this model MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop features a modestly faster processor than its predecessor, dual graphics processors, an integrated iSight camera, an 1920x1200 display, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, one Firewire "800" port, and three USB 2.0 ports.
The most common repairs with a 17" MacBook Pro Unibody Mid 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 (Mid 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 Mid 2009 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.