Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of replacing a broken or faulty keyboard on the Asus X751L.

With the screen closed, place your laptop upside-down with the front facing you.
  • With the screen closed, place your laptop upside-down with the front facing you.

  • Remove the six 14.6mm Phillips #00 screws.

  • Remove the four 6.6mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Flip the laptop over and open the lid.
  • Flip the laptop over and open the lid.

  • Pry around the edges of the laptop base using the plastic opening tool.

    • Prying too hard can break the plastic clips.

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Carefully lift the keyboard up. Be very careful when lifting the keyboard up. Two zero insertion force (ZIF) cables are between the keyboard assembly and the motherboard. Do not lift the assembly too high. Disconnect the two ZIF connectors from the motherboard using your fingernail to lift the cream-colored tab.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up.

    • Be very careful when lifting the keyboard up. Two zero insertion force (ZIF) cables are between the keyboard assembly and the motherboard. Do not lift the assembly too high.

  • Disconnect the two ZIF connectors from the motherboard using your fingernail to lift the cream-colored tab.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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