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Multiple keys are not working and i need to replace the keyboard

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REplacing the keyboard on this model requires removing the top case, disconnecting the ribbon cable from the logic board and extracting the keyboard from the top case. Make sure you remove the battery from the computer first. You will need a jeweler's phillips and a torx 6 for the top left and right torx. It will require for you to peel back the mylar and backlight cabling ( if your Aluminum has a backlight keyboard )

Before doing this thought, i would try resetting the PRAM and NVRAM.

Keep me posted if you have more questions on this.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007


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