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VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement

What you need

  1. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Remove all screws on the rear panel.: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all 16 screws from the back.

  2. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Remove and separate the key top cover: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • The bottom and key-top components can be separated by removing the rear screws.

    • Pull out the flat cable shown in the picture to completely decouple it.

  3. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Separation of keyboard top and keyboard.: step 3, image 1 of 3 VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Separation of keyboard top and keyboard.: step 3, image 2 of 3 VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Separation of keyboard top and keyboard.: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a spatula to separate the plastic pins that hold the keyboard top and keyboard in place.

    • A portion of the broken pin will remain, and the new keyboard will be glued to this to hold it in place.

    • The left side is the new keyboard and the right side is the old keyboard.

  4. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Install a new keyboard: step 4, image 1 of 3 VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Install a new keyboard: step 4, image 2 of 3 VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Install a new keyboard: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Install the new keyboard, fitting the plastic pins for the remaining fixation.

    • An adhesive is used to secure the keyboard. In this case, UV cured glue is used. For stronger fixation, epoxy glue should be used.

  5. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Replace all cover seals that had been removed.: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Install all cover seals and FAN airflow seals that were used for insulation.

  6. VAIO PRO PF Keyboard Replacement, Wire the mainboard and keyboard together and put them back in place.: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Tie the flat cable and secure the keyboard top and mainboard side with screws.

    • Turn on the power and check that the key input and backlight work properly.

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