Cost of Bluetooth Replacement in 2008 Macbook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by asdad123, May 31, 2011.

  1. asdad123 macrumors regular

    Jun 16, 2010
    Hey, I have a late 2008 macbook pro 15 inch and the bluetooth stopped working.

    Does anyone have an idea of how much it would cost to get the bluetooth board replaced and on how to do it? I cant find any directions for the 2008 unibody version, just 2009 and 2010.

    On the other hand, any idea how much Apple would charge me to get it fixed? Im out of apple care.

    Thanks guys
  2. djrobsd macrumors 6502a

    May 2, 2008
  3. mac jones macrumors 68040

    Apr 6, 2006
  4. asdad123 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 16, 2010
    To be honest, it doesn't really bother me that the Bluetooth isn't working lol. I was just wondering how much it would be to get fixed.

    I'm a little OCD in making sure my electronics are perfect lol :p
  5. djrobsd macrumors 6502a

    May 2, 2008
    And I've got some ocean front land to sell you in Arizona!

    Seriously to the OP... If it's that important, take it into the Apple Store and ask them to look at it and give you an estimate on fixing it... Since your machine is that old, you may be able to find parts on ebay.
  6. DustinT macrumors 68000


    Feb 26, 2011
    It could also be a software issue. If you have bootcamp installed, does it run there? How about a linux live cd?

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