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MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 Hard Drive Cable Replacement

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 Hard Drive Cable Replacement

25 minutes - 1 hour

Moderate

My Problem

My MacBook Pro HDD stopped responding; which was a particular problem since that was the startup disk. I tested the HDD with an external SATA-USB connector and found that it was functioning normally, pointing to a HD cable failure.

My Fix

Opened up the case, followed the instructions and it went smoothly. Took me about 15minutes to swap out the HD cable and boot up.

My Advice

Follow the instructions closely, use appropriate tools and keep the screws separate. Make sure you can fit the cable into the HDD enclosure before you remove the adhesive paper. Optional: If you have a 2011MBP and have not yet swapped out your HDD for an SSD, this might be a good time to do so.

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Early 2011-Late 2011) Hard Drive Cable Image
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody (Early 2011-Late 2011) Hard Drive Cable

$44.99

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