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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009 AirPort/iSight Cable Replacement

Replace the AirPort/iSight Cable in your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009.

Use this guide to replace the AirPort/iSight Cable.

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Stap 1 AirPort/iSight Cable  ¶ 

Remove the 2.2 mm Phillips screw located near the bottom right corner securing the AirPort/iSight cable to the display assembly

Stap 1 AirPort/iSight Cable  ¶ 

  • Remove the 2.2 mm Phillips screw located near the bottom right corner securing the AirPort/iSight cable to the display assembly

Stap 2  ¶ 

Remove the single 2.9 mm Phillips screw securing the plastic tab covering right edge of the inverter board. Lift and remove the plastic tab up off the inverter board.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the single 2.9 mm Phillips screw securing the plastic tab covering right edge of the inverter board.

  • Lift and remove the plastic tab up off the inverter board.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the iSight ribbon cable ZIF socket on the iSight board. Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the iSight ribbon cable ZIF socket on the iSight board.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

  • Use the tip of a spudger to pull the iSight ribbon cable out of its socket.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to push the AirPort cable retaining lock away from its socket on the AirPort board. Pull the AirPort cable straight out of its socket on the AirPort board.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to push the AirPort cable retaining lock away from its socket on the AirPort board.

  • Pull the AirPort cable straight out of its socket on the AirPort board.

  • Do not lift up on the AirPort cable, as its socket is very fragile. Pull the cable parallel to the face of the AirPort board.

Stap 5  ¶ 

De-route the iSight ribbon cable from its channel near the top right corner of the display assembly. Continue de-routing the AirPort/iSight cable from the right side of the display assembly.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • De-route the iSight ribbon cable from its channel near the top right corner of the display assembly.

  • Continue de-routing the AirPort/iSight cable from the right side of the display assembly.

Stap 6  ¶ 

Carefully pull half of the AirPort/iSight cable through the opening located underneath the right hinge.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • Carefully pull half of the AirPort/iSight cable through the opening located underneath the right hinge.

  • Do not pull the AirPort/iSight cable completely through the opening. The right hinge prevents the cable from complete removal. Forcing the cable through the opening may cause severe damage to your AirPort/iSight cable.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Remove three 2.5 mm T6 Torx screws securing the right hinge to the display assembly. Remove the right hinge up off the display assembly. Remove the right hinge up off the display assembly.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Remove three 2.5 mm T6 Torx screws securing the right hinge to the display assembly.

  • Remove the right hinge up off the display assembly.

Stap 8  ¶ 

Pull the AirPort/iSight cable through the opening located near the bottom right corner of the display assembly.

Stap 8  ¶ 

  • Pull the AirPort/iSight cable through the opening located near the bottom right corner of the display assembly.

  • Remove the AirPort/iSight cable from the display assembly.