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Clunky spacebar on Dell RT7D50 after R+R/ cleaning

Took off spacebar on Dell Desktop keyboard (RT7D50) to clean underneath. Made note of orientation of the little "swaybar" underneath. Cleaned, reassembled. Spacebar is now loose and clunky, "swaybar" is loose and does not transfer force from side to side as is should. Seems the answer should be simple but after 2 hours fooling with it, I cannot resolve the clunk.

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    Dick May 11, 2010

    You have spend two hours already working on a $5 item. Throw it away and get a new one. Just because something can be fixed does not mean it is worth fixing.

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Is it the plastic or metal bar?

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You have it in backwards.

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