iBook G3 14" Keyboard Replacement
- Author: iRobot
- Difficulty: Easy
Replacing this keyboard is easy and takes only a few minutes.
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Step 1 — Keyboard ¶
Pull the keyboard release tabs (highlighted in red) toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.
If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again.
Flip the keyboard over, away from the screen, and rest it face-down on the trackpad area.
Step 2 ¶
Push the wire clasp toward the AirPort card and pull it up to free it from the RAM shield.
Step 3 ¶
Grasp the clear plastic tab on the AirPort card and pull toward the right.
Step 4 ¶
Hold the AirPort card in one hand and use your other hand to remove the antenna cable.
Step 5 ¶
Remove the two Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.
Step 6 ¶
Grasp the metal bracket on top of the RAM shield and pull upward to remove the shield.
Step 7 ¶
Pull the keyboard cable up from the logic board, holding the cable as close to the connector as possible.