Macbook, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air with liquid spillage over the keyboard may have this following symptoms:
- Part of the keyboard on macbook is not responding
- Some keys on the keyboard are not working
- Keyboard keys not working
- Sticky keyboard keys
In most of the cases the keyboard needs to be replaced. With some cases after cleaning keyboard may start functioning properly, but usually it is only temporary solution.
With this models keyboard is part of the whole palm rest assembly and the way of replacing the keyboard involves replacing the palm rest including the keyboard or replacing the keyboard only.
Macbook Keyboard replacement
To be replaced the keyboard, its necessary entire logic board and optical drive to be removed from the casing.
When they are removed, under the keyboard there is an aluminium supportive grill. Keyboard is secured with screws or with the caps to it and removing it is quite tricky.
After removing the aluminium grill, we can see and access the keyboard.
The design is not suitable for easy replacement so we need to take off the bits one by one, and release the keyboard.
After removing the old keyboard it is straightaway to install the new keyboard on its place.
With some Macbook models the keyboard is attached to the palmrest assembly with several screws and it allows us to take it out more easily.
Macbook Palmrest or Housing replacement
Palmrest replacement is more easy, the new palmrest comes with installed keyboard on it and we need to fit in the logic board, optical drive, battery, touchpad, screen assembly and other parts from old casing to the new one.
Call us for a repair or keyboard replacement of your Macbook, Macbook Pro or Macbook AIR at +61469317177