MacBook Unibody (Model No. A1278) Hard Drive Cable

 
 

MacBook Unibody (Model No. A1278) Hard Drive Cable

$39.95

$39.95

Product Details

Features

Features

This part only works in the A1278 MacBook. It will not work for the A1278 MacBook Pro.

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This cable connects the hard drive to the logic board.

 

Compatibility

MacBook Unibody Model A1278
2 GHz (A1278)
2.4 GHz (A1278)
 

Repair Stories

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My Problem

My MacBook stopped working with the harddrive. Tried everything, then i found an artikel that in most cases it is a problem with the Hard Drive Cable. And I found IFIXIT.

My Fix

First of all I ordered this cable from Denmark (Europe). To start with, I ordered a wrong cable witch I received after approx. 7-1 . . .

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My Problem

Replaced old platter drive with Samsung Evo 256gb SSD. Screen would show "no bootable device" during boot, even though I cloned the hdd to the ssd prior to installation. Read online about possible problems with the sata ribbon cable, so I decided to replace it.

My Fix

It was not easy getting the ribbon cab . . .

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My Problem

Macbook fell off the shoulder bag of my brother inlaw.

Booting from an external hd worked fine, so i figured it was either the cable or the hd. Since the hd was OK, cable was broken.

My Fix

Ordered in express the appropriate cable, opened the dusty beast (2008 Macbook), and fixed it. Took the opportunity t . . .