Tools

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Parts

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Unlock the lock latch on the left. Unlock the lock latch on the right. Remove the battery while holding the lock latch unlocked.
  • Unlock the lock latch on the left.

  • Unlock the lock latch on the right.

  • Remove the battery while holding the lock latch unlocked.

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Using the Philips # 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 screws from the bottom cover. Lift the bottom right cover with the iFixit Opening Tool. Lift the lower left cover with the iFixit Opening Tool.
  • Using the Philips # 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 screws from the bottom cover.

  • Lift the bottom right cover with the iFixit Opening Tool.

  • Lift the lower left cover with the iFixit Opening Tool.

  • Finally clear the bottom cover completely to access the main components.

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Once the bottom cover is removed you can start disassembling the keyboard. Start by turning the computer over and then unscrew the screw shown in image 2 of this step. Then using the screwdriver unscrew the bar that hides the screws fixing the keyboard.
  • Once the bottom cover is removed you can start disassembling the keyboard.

  • Start by turning the computer over and then unscrew the screw shown in image 2 of this step.

  • Then using the screwdriver unscrew the bar that hides the screws fixing the keyboard.

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Once the bar hiding the fixing screws of the keyboard is unclipped we see the tip of the screwdriver. Now find the 5 screws fixing the keyboard. Unscrew the 5 screws.
  • Once the bar hiding the fixing screws of the keyboard is unclipped we see the tip of the screwdriver.

  • Now find the 5 screws fixing the keyboard.

  • Unscrew the 5 screws.

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Now gently lift the keyboard. Then appear the keyboard connection cable and the keyboard backlight cable Start by unlocking the right latch of the connector securing the backlight cable.
  • Now gently lift the keyboard.

  • Then appear the keyboard connection cable and the keyboard backlight cable

  • Start by unlocking the right latch of the connector securing the backlight cable.

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Then the one on the left. Do the same with the left latch of the connector securing the main cable. Then with the right latch of the connector fixing the main cable.
  • Then the one on the left.

  • Do the same with the left latch of the connector securing the main cable.

  • Then with the right latch of the connector fixing the main cable.

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Then remove the keyboard from its location.
  • Then remove the keyboard from its location.

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Conclusion

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

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