2011 Macbook Pro 15″ A1286 CPU Heat Sink Replacement

Macbook Pro 15” 2011 (A1286) video series:

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1. Replace Battery P/N: A1382, A1286
2. Replace/Upgrade Random Access Memory (RAM) P/N: PC3-10600 2GB, 4GB, 8GB (16GB MAX)(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 2.5” Drive
4. Replace DVD Super Drive P/N: 661-5147, 661-5467, 661-5842 or comparable
5. Replace Trackpad P/N: 922-9008, 922-9035, 922-9306
6. Replace Screen Display Assembly P/N: 661-5847
7. Replace WiFi/Bluetooth AirPort Card P/N: 661-5867, 661-6510
8. Replace Fans P/N: 661-4952, 922-8703, 661-4951, 922-8702
9. Replace Logic Board P/N: 661-5850, 661-6080
10. Replace CPU Heat Sink P/N: 922-9753
11. Replace Speakers P/N: 922-9308, 922-9747
12. Replace Microphone P/N: 922-9031, 922-9748
13. Replace Power Connector/DC-in-Board P/N: 661-5217, 661-5235, 922-9307
14. Replace Keyboard P/N: Any A1286 Keyboard 2011
15. Replace WiFi/Bluetooth Cable P/N: 922-9750

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