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My ibm thinkpad key ""Q" came loose

Suddenly Q is loose and I tried to click it back and wondered it the little hinge fits inside the swivel hinge piece? How to put it back on?
Would appreciate help. Thanks in anticipation Ian

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Re: my ibm thinkpad key ""Q" came loose

Situation 1. The key cap and key retainer fell off the keyboard and you cannot figure out how to assemble them back. keyboard-key-repair-1.jpg Carefully remove the cap from any other working key so the key retainer stays connected to the keyboard.
keyboard-key-repair-2.jpg Take a closer look at the key retainer, it’s connected to the keyboard at four different points.keyboard-key-repair-3.jpg Assemble the disconnected retainer the same way as one on the keyboard and put it back in place.keyboard-key-repair-4.jpg Put the key cap on the retainer and snap the cap back in place.keyboard-key-repair-5.jpg

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