2009 Macbook Pro 13″ A1278 Keyboard Replacement

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Macbook Pro 13” 2009 (A1278) video series:

Remove bottom case (recurring for all videos)

1. Replace Battery P/N: A1322, 661-5557
2. Replace/Upgrade Random Access Memory (RAM) P/N: PC3-8500 1GB, 2GB, 4GB (Workaround: Any 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM as long as 1 old module is left in one of the banks)
3. Replace Hard Disk Drive P/N: Any compatible SATA Drive
4. Replace DVD Super Drive P/N: 661-5165, 661-5502, 661-5865 or comparable
5. Replace Trackpad P/N: 922-9063, 922-9525, 922-9773
6. Replace Screen Assembly P/N: 661-5232
7. Replace WiFi/Bluetooth AirPort Card P/N: 661-5388, 661-5541
8. Replace Fan P/N: 922-8620, 661-5418, 661-9530, 922-9530, 661-4946
9. Replace Logic Board P/N: 661-5231, 661-5230
10. Replace CPU Heat Sink P/N: 661-5234
11. Replace Speakers P/N: 922-9058, 922-9445, 922-9057
12. Replace Microphone P/N: 922-9059
13. Replace Power Connector/DC-in-Board P/N: 661-5217, 661-5235, 922-9307, 820-2565-A
14. Replace Keyboard P/N: Any A1278 Keyboard 2009-2012

Reinstall bottom case (recurring for all videos)

5 comments

  1. Thank you a lot for this comhrehensive guide! Have revived my old Macbook with ease. It took me like 30 minutes to put those keyboard and backlight cables in place tho. Such a weird design!

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