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Mid 2010 Model A1278 / 2.4 or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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MacBook Pro keeps shutting down after replacing keyboard

I have replaced my keyboard and followed some guides here. After all was back in place, I started my macbook pro and it started up, but shuts down almost immediately. And this is where I am now. Laptop can start, but shuts down direct. I have resetted my pram/nvram, SMC and also started in safe mode, but nothing keeps my macbook pro running. Any idea to do next? I had a feeling the power button kept pressing, but I tested that and the key is not the issue.

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Disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable. Then plug in a USB keyboard and mouse. You'll need to use a jumper across the power pads to start your system. What happens now?

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I did what you proposed. The laptop seems more stable then. Keeps running and doesn't shutdown. Will check the keyboard again. Thank you.

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