Power up without internal keyboard


I recently spilled liquid on my MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009. It will only turn on if I disconnect the keyboard ZIF connector. Too bad the power button is part of the broken keyboard. Is there any way to "jump start" that model?

For older and newer MBPs I have found information regarding how to do that (always shorting to pads on the logic board). Where are those pads on the logic board of my model?

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Need help locating and jumping power connector (no top case/button) for a 17" machine. Your solution will be similar look for the description power button - you may need a magnifying glass.

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Thanks. For the pre-unibody MBPs this task was quite easy. But the newer models have no markings on the PCB.


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