MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 Cables
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this part.
Apple AC Adapter (3-prong) Extension Cable
Replace a broken or damaged six foot Apple three-prong AC adapter extension cable with this part.
MacBook Pro 17" (Models A1212/A1229) Hard Drive Cable
Connects hard drive and Bluetooth board to logic board.
MacBook Pro 17" (Models A1212/A1229) Power Cable
Connects Left I/O board power to logic board
MacBook Pro 17" (Models A1212/A1229) Battery Connector
Provides battery contacts
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) Left I/O Board Cable
Connects left I/O board to logic board
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1229) SuperDrive Cable
Connects SuperDrive to logic board
MacBook Pro 17" (Models A1151/A1212/A1229) Display Data Cable
Replace a damaged or malfunctioning cable connecting the LCD panel to the logic board.
Introduced in June 2007, the model A1229 of the MacBook Pro 17" has a Santa Rosa architecture Core 2 Duo processor and a speed improvement and graphics upgrade compared to its predecessor. Connectors on this model include an ExpressCard/34 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire "400" port, Firewire "800" port, three USB 2.0 ports, optical digital audio in/out, and DVI out.
The most common repairs with the model A1229 17" MacBook Pro are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 6 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's A1229 MacBook Pro 17" repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.