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Which part replaces keyboard/trackpad ribbon?

My keyboard and trackpad frequently stop working (completely). After digging around, I found this link that explains the problem is the ribbon cables under the battery. Following those instructions fixes the problem. However it's janky and I want a real (more permanent) fix.

What part do I need to replace the ribbon cables? I can't tell from the pictures of the parts on iFixit if the keyboard has all the parts I need or something else.

Thanks for the help

John

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afaik - it's only the ribbon cable whats defective (apple service changes often the keyboard too - but the problem is the cable)

if you follow the apple support thread - you will see that it comes back - even if you replace the cable - the problem will stay

a fix would be something to fixate the ribbon - or prevent it from being bent.

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