MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009/Mid 2010) Hard Drive Cable

 
 
 
 
 

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Mid 2009/Mid 2010) Hard Drive Cable

$44.95

$44.95

Product Details

Features

Features

Fix an unrecognized drive in your Macbook Unibody

  • Replacement SATA cable for 13" Unibodies
  • This cable can wear out, causing connection problems.

Please read the option descriptions to determine if the hard drive bracket is included.

This part only works in the A1278 MacBook Pro Mid 2009/Mid 2010. It will not work for the A1278 MacBook or any other MacBook Pro.

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009
2.26 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
 

Repair Stories

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My Problem

Got a flashing question mark on my mid 2010 Mac Pro and did not start up. Googled “flashing question mark on Mac” and found the following link to Apple support:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204323

But the solution recommended, i.e., use Disk utility to repair disk, did not solve the probl . . .

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My Problem

Internal HDD no longer recognized.

My Fix

Easy repair. The purchased drive ribbon cable was about 1/4" too long, though. Was fixing this for a friend who didn't care and certainly didn't want to wait for a replacement. Just thought y'all should know... from the 2-screw-mount point to the motherboard conn . . .

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My Problem

My macbook (actually a late 2008) stopped booting up and would give me the blinking question mark like it couldn't find drive. I was !#^&@@ cause I just put a new SSD in it a couple months prior. I assumed it was the drive and went out and blew more money on a new one but it still wasn't recognized . . .

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My Problem

MacBook Pro written off by work due to inability of Apple to supply part. I did one Google search found you guys, and three days later this $2300 beauty breathes again. You guys rock!

My Fix

No problems at all! She lives!

My Advice

Contact iFixit for all such needs. Great crew and speedy shipping with excellent instru . . .

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My Problem

Some portion of the hard drive cable was defective. The drive was working but would not appear to the system.

My Fix

Generally pretty easy. Was concerned when I had to bend the new cables to do 90 degree bends around components.

My Advice

Don't pull the hard drive up quickly or you might rip the cable. It's okay to b . . .

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