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  1. How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • As you can see from the photo, the negative pole of the battery is connected to the main board through the aluminum body of the keyboard.

    • There are two contact areas:

    • Between the battery cover and the KB aluminum body

    • Between the power button assemble and the KB aluminum body

    • If the device has a power problem, we need to check and clean these two places

  2. How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Battery replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Battery replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Battery replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Use a Coin to remove the metal battery screw cover

    • Change the batteries (AA) and test the keyboard

    • If the keyboard does not work, go to the next step

  3. How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Cleaning battery cover area: step 3, image 1 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Cleaning battery cover area: step 3, image 2 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Cleaning battery cover area: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use cotton buds, Toothpicks and Isopropyl Alcohol to clean the contact area and the battery cap.

    • Test the device and f the keyboard does not work, go to the next step

  4. How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Logic Board Removal Part 1: step 4, image 1 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Logic Board Removal Part 1: step 4, image 2 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On, Logic Board Removal Part 1: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the plastic cap from the middle on the tube and disconnect the KB flex cable

    • There are a screw secured the BT antenna, remove it

    • Slide the board out.

    • Be careful for the KB Flex Cable

  5. How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On: step 5, image 1 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On: step 5, image 2 of 3 How to Repair Apple Wireless Keyboard A1314 - Doesn't Turn On: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Use tweezers or a sharp metal tool and slightly bend the contact plate outwards

    • Clean the tube and the contact plate

    • Install back the logic board plate and be careful for the flex

Conclusion

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

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Add a little dielectric grease to the battery end cap. Had considerable corrosion despite batteries not leaking. Strange design.

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