MACBOOK PRO 13 KEYBOARD REPLACE

Today in shop i replaced a keyboard and back light for Mac book Pro 13. When changing keyboard it is always a good idea to replace back light also in case it tears while disassemble. Here are some steps to take so that you can replace your keyboard without worry. This process takes some time to complete, so be sure to have a clean and clear work area with good lighting.

To begin make sure laptop is turned off completely. Once off turn over with laptop closed to see bottom cover. Then remove all screws, paying attention to where each screw goes.

Image 1/1: Remove the following ten screws:

Once all screws removed remove back cover.

First thing first, remove connector for battery along with screws. REMOVE BATTERY

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Now that batter is removed we can start next with CD ROM Drive. 20151120_102330

With plastic Pry Tool lift Hard Drive Ribbon connector.20151120_102349

Next unscrew Hard Drive caddy then remove.20151120_102447 20151120_102454 20151120_102542

Slowly move ribbon so that its no longer on top of CD ROM Drive20151120_102600

Next with plastic tool remove CD ROM Ribbon, WiFi/Bluetooth Ribbon, Speaker connector and camera cable.

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Next remove antenna cable and remove 5 screws to remove airport assembly and speaker.

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Once removed you should see 3 screws holding CD ROM Drive in place. Remove them ans remove drive.

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Once removed you can remove speaker located under drive and remove assembly.20151120_104145 20151120_104204

Next we will remove 3 screws holding Fan and connector20151120_10461620151120_104630 20151120_104639 20151120_104737 20151120_104755

After removing fan we can then start on removing the rest of the connectors including display ribbon.

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Next with t6 screwdriver remove Logic Board screw. 20151120_105248

carefully remove mic after removing screws then slowly remove Board and set aside on static proof mat

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Once board removed brace holing keyboard down with 2 screws20151120_10572320151120_105815

Now to remove keyboard back light. I didn’t bother being gentle with it because i’m replacing this part. In most cases you will have to replace it because they tear or separate. After removing you will be able to see all screws holding keyboard in place. including 3 screw holding mic

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Remove keyboard then replace.

Reassemble in reverse order. GOOD LUCK!!!

IF YOUR HAVING ANY KEYBOARD RELATED ISSUES FEEL FREE TO GIVE ME A CALL OR STOP BY FOR YOUR FREE IN STORE ESTIMATE. I SERVICE ALL TYPES OF LAPTOPS AND DESKTOP WITH ALL TYPES OF ISSUES. I’M AVAILABLE ALL WEEK AND SATURDAYS.

CompGuyUSA

4620 W. Commercial BLVD. #7C

Tamarac, FL., 33319

compguyusa@gmail.com

Contact: (954) 228-7481

 

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