Introduction

Use this guide to remove the Toshiba Satellite P55t-A5116 Keyboard.

Close laptop and turn it upside down Remove the 14 circular rubber covers with tweezers along with one smaller more cylindrical rubber cover.
  • Close laptop and turn it upside down

  • Remove the 14 circular rubber covers with tweezers along with one smaller more cylindrical rubber cover.

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Using the #PH0 screw head, remove 14 (5.7 mm) screws from the back casing. Using the #PH0 screw head, remove 14 (5.7 mm) screws from the back casing.
  • Using the #PH0 screw head, remove 14 (5.7 mm) screws from the back casing.

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Gently pry off the bottom case with the plastic opening tools. Find the seam between the back case and the rest of the laptop casing. Find the seam between the back case and the rest of the laptop casing.
  • Gently pry off the bottom case with the plastic opening tools.

  • Find the seam between the back case and the rest of the laptop casing.

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Use the #PH0 screw head, remove 3 (5.7mm) screws. Unplug the battery's 10 pin connector and gently lift the battery out of the laptop.
  • Use the #PH0 screw head, remove 3 (5.7mm) screws.

  • Unplug the battery's 10 pin connector and gently lift the battery out of the laptop.

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Gently remove battery from the laptop.
  • Gently remove battery from the laptop.

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Using the #PH0 screw head, remove 2 (5.7 mm) screws. Remove metal plate. Using the #PH0 screw head remove 1 (5.7mm) screw and 1 (4.15mm) screw.
  • Using the #PH0 screw head, remove 2 (5.7 mm) screws.

  • Remove metal plate.

  • Using the #PH0 screw head remove 1 (5.7mm) screw and 1 (4.15mm) screw.

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Use the plastic opening tool to push the left hinge up. Use the plastic opening tool to push the left hinge up.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to push the left hinge up.

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Gently pull up the power jack. Follow the cord until you reach the connector. Unplug the 4 pin connector and remove from laptop
  • Gently pull up the power jack. Follow the cord until you reach the connector.

  • Unplug the 4 pin connector and remove from laptop

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Using a PH0 screwdriver, remove 2 (5.7mm) screws.
  • Using a PH0 screwdriver, remove 2 (5.7mm) screws.

  • Using a PH0 screwdriver, remove 4 (3.68mm) screws.

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Unplug the 3 pin connector Remove fan.
  • Unplug the 3 pin connector

  • Remove fan.

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Pull out the latches on either side. The RAM should pop up. Remove the RAM.
  • Pull out the latches on either side.

  • The RAM should pop up.

  • Remove the RAM.

  • Repeat for the other side.

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Remove the DVD drive by pulling it sideways out of the laptop Remove the DVD drive by pulling it sideways out of the laptop
  • Remove the DVD drive by pulling it sideways out of the laptop

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Using the PH0 screw head, remove 2 (4.23mm) screws. Slide the hard drive out.
  • Using the PH0 screw head, remove 2 (4.23mm) screws.

  • Slide the hard drive out.

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Use a plastic opening tool to gently lift the black ribbon tab and unplug the ribbon cable. Remove the ribbon. Lightly pull up the USB Port from the metal supports and take out of the laptop.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently lift the black ribbon tab and unplug the ribbon cable.

  • Remove the ribbon.

  • Lightly pull up the USB Port from the metal supports and take out of the laptop.

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Remove LAN port/ ethernet port. Lift up the ethernet port. Unplug the 8 pin connector.
  • Remove LAN port/ ethernet port. Lift up the ethernet port.

  • Unplug the 8 pin connector.

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Using the PH0 screw head, remove 1 (3.8mm) screw. Separate the wireless adapter chip from the motherboard.
  • Using the PH0 screw head, remove 1 (3.8mm) screw.

  • Separate the wireless adapter chip from the motherboard.

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Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the black ribbon tab and the smaller orange tab which are connected to the keyboard underneath. Unplug the ribbons. Unplug the ribbons.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the black ribbon tab and the smaller orange tab which are connected to the keyboard underneath.

  • Unplug the ribbons.

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Using the PH0 screw head, remove 2 (5.7mm) screws.
  • Using the PH0 screw head, remove 2 (5.7mm) screws.

  • Using the PH0 screw head, remove 1 (4.2mm) screw.

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Using a plastic opening tool, remove the CP Tab that was plugged into the touchpad. Using a plastic opening tool, remove the CP Tab that was plugged into the touchpad.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the CP Tab that was plugged into the touchpad.

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Lift up the mother board and gently flip it over to sit upside down next to the laptop.
  • Lift up the mother board and gently flip it over to sit upside down next to the laptop.

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Using the #J000 screw head, remove 20 (1.67mm) small screws. Using the #J000 screw head, remove 4 (2.44mm) wide flathead screws.
  • Using the #J000 screw head, remove 20 (1.67mm) small screws.

  • Using the #J000 screw head, remove 4 (2.44mm) wide flathead screws.

  • Using the #J000 screw head, remove 1 (4.1mm) screw.

  • Gently lift up the metal frame from the laptop.

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Using the #J000 screw head, remove 4 small (1.67 mm) screws. Using the #J000 screw head, remove 4 small (1.67 mm) screws.
  • Using the #J000 screw head, remove 4 small (1.67 mm) screws.

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Gently lift up the keyboard out of the laptop. Gently lift up the keyboard out of the laptop.
  • Gently lift up the keyboard out of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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