Introduction

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

Image 1/1: Remove the six 14.6mm Phillips #00 screws.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Pry around the edges of the laptop base using the plastic opening tool.
  • 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: Disconnect the two ZIF connectors from the motherboard using your fingernail to lift the cream-colored tab. Image 3/3: 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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