Parts

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Image 1/1: Slide and unlock the sliders while removing the battery casing at the same.
  • Turn laptop over to expose the battery.

  • Slide and unlock the sliders while removing the battery casing at the same.

  • Place battery in a safe spot.

  • Grab the Phillips screwdriver with the JIS, J00 head.

  • Remove all screws on the backside where the battery was removed.

  • There will be 10 screws to remove.

  • Place the 10 screws in a safe spot.

it's only necessary to remove two of the ten screws (the ones marked with a keyboard icon.)

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Image 1/1: Remove the side panel.
  • Remove the plate next to the battery.

  • Remove the side panel.

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Image 1/1: Flip laptop over so battery side is facing down.
  • Close laptop.

  • Flip laptop over so battery side is facing down.

  • The screen needs to be open when separating the keyboard and trackpad from the base.

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Image 1/3: Pull keyboard towards yourself. Image 2/3: Grab the tab on the ribbon wire, pull off to release the keyboard. Image 3/3: Pull keyboard towards yourself exposing the ribbon wire that attaches it.
  • Using the Metal Spudger, place between the trackpad and the keyboard and lift up to remove the keyboard and trackpad.

  • Pull keyboard towards yourself.

  • Grab the tab on the ribbon wire, pull off to release the keyboard.

  • Pull keyboard towards yourself exposing the ribbon wire that attaches it.

  • Grab the tab on the ribbon wire and pull up to release.

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Image 1/1: Gently push the sides of keyboard into place.
  • Grab new keyboard and clamp the ribbon into place.

  • Gently push the sides of keyboard into place.

  • Keyboard is now replaced and ready for use.

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Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

you're removing way too many screws, you're actually unscrewing the palmrest and some of the motherboard with the keyboard.

alphaLONE - Reply

this is an absolutely awful guide...do not unscrew all those screws and do NOT use a metal spludger unless you want chips of plastic flying everywhere.

Jesus.

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