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    Power off your laptop before beginning disassembly.
    • Power off your laptop before beginning disassembly.

    • Open the laptop to locate the keyboard.

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    Insert a plastic opening tool in the seam between the keyboard and laptop body. Carefully run the tool around the top and sides of the keyboard to pop out the 9 tabs holding in the keyboard.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool in the seam between the keyboard and laptop body.

    • Carefully run the tool around the top and sides of the keyboard to pop out the 9 tabs holding in the keyboard.

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    Lift the keyboard up, then pivot it towards you to lay it facedown on the trackpad and palm rests. Be careful when lifting the keyboard up. The ribbon cable connecting it to the motherboard is very short, and the connector is fragile. The top corners of the keyboard may be stuck to the laptop bezel with double sided tape.  See rectangles in Image 3.  Be careful as you lift the keyboard up and pivot it toward you.
    • Lift the keyboard up, then pivot it towards you to lay it facedown on the trackpad and palm rests.

    • Be careful when lifting the keyboard up. The ribbon cable connecting it to the motherboard is very short, and the connector is fragile.

    • The top corners of the keyboard may be stuck to the laptop bezel with double sided tape. See rectangles in Image 3. Be careful as you lift the keyboard up and pivot it toward you.

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    Locate the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the motherboard. Use the tip of the opening tool to lift the black flap on the connector. With the twezers, gently lift the ribbon cable out of the connector.
    • Locate the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the motherboard.

    • Use the tip of the opening tool to lift the black flap on the connector.

    • With the twezers, gently lift the ribbon cable out of the connector.

    • Be careful when reinserting the ribbon cable.

    • Ensure the cutouts on the end of the cable match the tabs on the connector.

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2 Comments

Best tutorial for Lenovo Yoga 13 keyboard replacement !

Saved my Yoga 13 . Thanks a lot.

djibe - Antwoord

Unfortunately my ribbon cable connector lock snapped and I'm having trouble ensuring all connector ports are established. Tried using electrical tape but doesn't seem to work. Be grateful for any advice

robbarry89 - Antwoord

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