Introduction

Learn to remove and replace a broken key for your keyboard with this guide. The process is fairly simple and mostly requires the removal of screws.

Turn the keyboard over so that the keys are facing the ground.
  • Turn the keyboard over so that the keys are facing the ground.

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Pop the tabs on the battery casing and remove it from the back plate.
  • Pop the tabs on the battery casing and remove it from the back plate.

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Locate the six batteries and remove them from the battery cavity.
  • Locate the six batteries and remove them from the battery cavity.

what type of batteries? and how much ?

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Remove the six 10mm screws at the top of the backplate.
  • Remove the six 10mm screws at the top of the backplate.

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Remove the seven 12mm screws in the middle of the back plate.
  • Remove the seven 12mm screws in the middle of the back plate.

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Remove the eight 10mm screws from the side and the bottom of the back plate.
  • Remove the eight 10mm screws from the side and the bottom of the back plate.

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As the face plate is no longer connected to the body of the keyboard, be careful to not drop the body when performing this step.
  • As the face plate is no longer connected to the body of the keyboard, be careful to not drop the body when performing this step.

  • Flip over the keyboard

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Lifting from the front and the back of the face plate equally, pull the face plate up and then back, away from the keyboard. Be careful when removing the face plate. There are wires attached.
  • Lifting from the front and the back of the face plate equally, pull the face plate up and then back, away from the keyboard.

    • Be careful when removing the face plate. There are wires attached.

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Remove the  32mm screws that hold keys down.
  • Remove the 32mm screws that hold keys down.

  • Depending on which block of keys you wish to remove, there may be four screws instead of three.

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Remove the block of keys that holds the key you wish to install.
  • Remove the block of keys that holds the key you wish to install.

    • To do this, apply a small force away from the top of the keys and slightly toward the floor.

    • If done correctly, the block of keys will come to a slight downward angle.

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Press the tab on the back side of the block of keys out and detach the black keys. Press the tab on the back side of the block of keys out and detach the black keys.
  • Press the tab on the back side of the block of keys out and detach the black keys.

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Remove the individual white key(s) or the black key set(s) that require replacement.
  • Remove the individual white key(s) or the black key set(s) that require replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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Excellent, Although I've got a different type of yamaha keyboard, still good inside info.

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