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Sony A260 touch pad does not work

Data bus that lies between the RAM and the bottom of the keyboard got snapped while trying to upgrade the RAM. This is the cable that connects touch pad and other LEDs on the front panel. Is it possible to buy this part and replace on my own? If so, where would i get the part number?

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