What could cause new keyboard malfunctioning

Changed keyboard because of beer spill (a few month ago) and the right side of the new keyboard is not working. When I connect an external keyboard as I've been doing to get along, everything is fine. Thks for any help.

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Really a new keyboard or a used one ?

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Absolutely. direct from Apple

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Since it's a liquid spilled MBP check for corrosion inside the keyboard socket (where yo connect the kb) and if you find any clean it with a toothbrush and isopropyl alcohol. If that does not work then the logic board could be affected or the new keyboard could be faulty. Bonne chance Pierre...

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Tks to both of you.

No apparent corrosion, so I re-seated kb connections at both ends and everything is OK.

Merci and best wishes!

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It needs to be tested with a known good board but first visually check the keyboard socket for blockage and reseat it.

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