The clip on my laptop shattered when I tried to release the ribbon cable. The connector base soldered to the motherboard. Thanks, My dad purchased a Toshiba A505D-S6968 laptop recently and accidentally damaged the “shift” key. Other times, repeatedly typing the R and Y still dont get them to appear. In your article you don’t mention putting tape down on this type of connector. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); Here’s how to replace a single key: http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2007/03/20/key-fell-off-keyboard/, Great article, great site. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Glue it to the logic board so it supports the exposed pins the same way the connector wall did. Once the above two steps are completed, position the key cap over the retainer in the proper orientation and press down lightly. RE: Broken key retainer on keyboard? I really doubt you can buy this clip separately. Very very big thank you for laptop repair 101. Probably you can search for a not working motherboard on ebay and get both retaining clips from it. Push the locking clip into the connector. How i can to known. I know there are key repair kits available, but I would prefer to replace the keyboard. lol) and envisioned having to spend $$$ to repair my client’s machine. £2.59. is it that i have to change the keyboard or i have some problem with the connector? Free postage. hi .. i have a dell inspiron 1545 .. i have broke the locking clip and lost it.. then i have broke some pins from connector base… how in earth i can make my laptop keyboard work again.. i am bored to use external keyboard … any help here ? In stationary keyboards, the keys are often fixed without hinges … this has all been very helpful. I am typing on my fully functional keyboard right now without the clip and I couldn’t be happier. Thank You very much! In my example one side of the retainer got damaged. Thanks again!! I was wondering if you have any ideas for how to replace/repair such a connector as this first one if the hinge part broke off and is gone / lost. The only difference – the keyboard cable is routed under the locking clip. Only a new plastic piece, which is impossible to come by. It’s so frustrating because I know it’s as simple as getting a snug connection with the ribbon and the “connector base” but I have no idea how to do it…. But after connecting, the keyboard is behaving strangely. How to tell if your key hinge (retainer clip) is broken? All of our clip/connectors include a 1 Year Warranty. After some wailing & gnashing of teeth, I went online, saw your article, & it inspired me to utilise a piece of playing card & a matchstick, along with the aforementioned electrical tape. I have a acer laptop which has the connector’s clippers have been broken and they are kind of so small that they are not going to be used again.. The retainer bracket is a separate piece that is usually clear or opaque white. Deb. I would do the following: You can upload this picture to one of the free photo sharing websites and post a link to the picture here. what if you loose the clip that hold the keybaord down. Is it somehow possible to make cable from laptops keyboard to external USB port? I think it may be one of the wiring connectors that connect the keyboard to the main unit. , i’ve been looking for a fix, i have a similar problem, i have broke the lock, and its locked now and cant pull the cable out because its lock, what should i do ? HI GREG, I’M CURIOUS WHAT KIND OF TAPE DID YOU USE? I would think that a toothpick would work too, or any sort of thin, non-conductive material. Thanks, I was replacing the heat sink / fan unit for her. ….I should have noted that my post was in response to post #33, Stacey. I broke the tiniest piece when doing this but it will not effect how the connector holds the cable, I feel certain. Now I don’t see an obvious way of putting it back. If the key does not look right, try pressing down on all corners of the key to make sure all clips are snapped into place. i recently installled a new ram in a friends dell netbook and i had to remove the keyboard in the process. I was wondering if you got any tip on how to repair mouse pad cable on toshiba Satellite L300 series. Start by first inserting the key retainer into the laptop. Good tutorial, but what solutions are there for MacBook Pro ribbon connectors. Hi am Andrew, Everything went well except once the computer was turned on in 10 minutes would shut off. I got rid of my cable last year, Saved $1000, and it’s nice to be free of cable. What would cause this problem? Once the retainer is inserted, it should lie flat and be able to flex (shown in the image below). Carefully insert the cable into the connector. It must have came loose. That is actually how some older laptops were assembled anyway. As you are taking off a little strip. My mom is so happy that I gave her my old laptop and also with a fixed keyboard. Also in the process, the battery clip became broken, because the battery had to be removed so many times to install the new keyboard. The plastic clamp intended to clamp down the keyboard ribbon cable on my 2007 MBP apparently became brittle with age and crumbled. Is there any place I can order replacement clips? $12.50 but it worked. Yeah, it works better. DELL XPS INSPIRON 15R 17R N7110 N5110 SINGLE UK LAPTOP KEY CLIP RUBBER 04341X. i googled and only found two persons with the same problem but no solution or diagnose =( Just in case, check out this post too. 0 0. Thanks to the original poster as well for starting the thread. Tape – Tape does not provide enough downward force to ensure a good connection. Good luck…. this is great site for all of us who have such a problems, Hi Search on eBay for Satellite M55 keyboard and you’ll find plenty. As a last resort, you can find a piece of plastic and make something similar to the broken latch. My laptop doesn’t worked. Cut it to size and press into place where the clip would go. Yippie!! I also broked my connector and by the help of this guide, I m able to fix it. The re-attachment process is detailed below. I have keyboard issues with My Dell Inspiron 1545 beginning two months after I purchase it. I put it back on and it seems to work but the key pops out often. While cleaning the keyboard, I spilled diluted glassware cleaner on to the detached keyboard. haha I can now watch tv again with the HDMI. This post saved my butt also. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); i need a key retainer because one of the keys fell off and the key retainer broke. There should be only one wide ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the motherboard. So I ordered a motherboard on ebay and I have it now. I have spent the last 2 weeks scouring the internet, called Roland, and went to best buy and Fry’s but no one could help me. If you are not careful enough, you can move the retainer too far and break it. Voila – a 10 minute repair and the keyboard works perfectly! It sickens me that they gouge people when the resellers of used laptop motherboards atually charge less for the motherboard than some people ask for these clips. My “G” key broke on my laptop (the retainer was broken and unable to be repaired) So I removed the retainer from the “ALT” key on the right side of the keyboard because there’s two of the same button and snapped that into place of the “G” key. Hey! I suspect, because the logic board isn't getting any input from the keyboard. You can find the appropriate plastic on various packages where the product is displayed through the plastic. The contacts are on the other side. The retainer must remain attached base. I had to replace the power connector on my niece’s Toshiba A305 notebook, and I broke the latch on the keyboard socket. var sc_project=1166879; General Hardware. Well, I unscrewed the cover plate and successfully removed the keyboard connector. HEY!!! Pressing ‘A’ generates ‘AQ’, with ‘AQQQQQQ’ when ‘A’ is held down (lower-case as well). Je ne manquerai pas d'en parler autour de moi! Para ello simplemente tienes que cortar con unas tijeras un tirita de la punta del cable, asegurate que cortas dentro de la zona en donde estan los circuitos, esas tiras blancas que se ven en el cable. Somebody knows where I can find it? So what can you do if you completely lose the clip? Gratulation and Thanks . Acer 7551 laptop, broke the keyboard ribbon cable lock clip opening it (didn’t take much at all to break either! Please help me on how to slot in the cable that will not come out again.. Q-tip - Used to clean grit and dust from the area surrounding the key. If the problem is still there, I guess you’ll have to replace the keyboard. Thank you! e/shows current system time Probably you can find it in your recycle bin. Reconnect the keyboard and test again. So I am looking for a way to get a clip from an old mother board. Everything else seems to just work fine. I reviewed instructions for removing the ribbon cable which after some time I had the idea to layer tape under the bottom of the connector to ensure that the band was jammed in the connector and made contact. One of the two black clips that seat the display have broken. If anyone knows where to get FPC/FFC Connectors let me know; I know they make em’ in standard sizes. My Laptop is a Latitude e6420. I realize it is not supposed to be removed but I need it, lol!! Replacement loose keys for laptop keyboards are one of the most common repair buys for computer owners. ‎01-06-2011 12:50 PM. forgot to mention one thing that all the above keys work when i use an external keyboard. Thank you. Initially I was replacing keyboard and checking out the touchpad that did not work. Thanks , this is a great site. 2.- Corta una pequeña tira, mas o menos de las dimensiones del clip que se te ha roto. You are welcome! as when i type i it changes to /lo And I’m glad I did. Any ideas at all. Hi need the motherboard keyboard-connector modelnumber Or type for my Powerbook g4 1,0 GHz , The connector which is solded on the motherboard Is Brunet out ;)…i will order one but have no clue where to get one, i also have no idea from which manufacturer this connector Is? Thanks again. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-1972562-1']); (function() { It has the base (white in my case) and cable retainer (brown in my case). I recently recieved a laptop from my friend to fix the keyboard. Proud to say with your help of the video and written instruction, I have my new keyboard working well! I am going to have to “break” it but I want to break only one end and only a small small piece! You’ll have to replace the motherboard OR use the laptop with an external USB keyboard. Thanks for a great tutorial. 13/11/2020 DZ Un énorme M E R C I pour votre sérieux, professionnalisme et diligence concernant ma commande! Hello, Was wondering about your website, is this site maintained on a daily basis? the pic doesn’t give much detail though: http://guide-images.ifixit.net/igi/cxPQJhXx1t1yHWCw.large. Read this and now have a working keyboard! I am typing this on my now-working keyboard. Of these left control and f6 is stuck inside as has been mentioned earlier. I thought it should go OVER the ribbon because it would push down on the ribbon (the repair guy did the same thing). If I held it just right I could get a good connection but as soon as I let go the light went out. I was wondering if you got any tip on how to repair mouse pad cable on toshiba Satellite L300 series. I doubt you can purchase these parts separately. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ANY IDEA’S OR WORK A ROUNDS. What would cause this problem? Upon finding my keyboard clip had broken clean off the motherboard of my laptop I was convinced it was a lost cause. Thank you so much for your website! it's not about the retainer clip. should i try reinserting the keyboard to the connector? Due to the location and orientation of my keyboard connector, neither of the 2 tape solutions worked for me. On the new ribbon connector carefully cut two strips of electrical tape slid the cable into the socket held in place with sticky tape , WHEW all is well. Source(s): retainer clip laptop keys: https://tr.im/Fbs2D. Thank you so much! ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? you usually replace the whole keyboard on a laptop but there does not seem to be any available at this time. My point is, “The motherboard would have never been broken, if they had shipped me a quality keyboard to begin with. Idiot! You can use a small screwdriver for that. I was absolutely.. angry isn't the word. While removing the cover and keyboard the it blocked a small two pins on the mother board becase i used screwer to pulled it but it goes down to motherboard when i conect tye keyboard some keys are not working becase of that small golden pin on my laptop mother board and i am in problem the laptop is not mine it cost me alot of money to buy new one please make an easy tutorial asap thanks, Dear i have pulled out the complet keyboard conector and i want to rebuild it back but i do not know what to do and how does it work for toshiba stalliet ,l , ; , ‘ ,home ,pg up ,pg dn, end , right n left arrow keys Couldn’t find this much detail anywhere else, including HP. You’ll have to use the laptop as is with an external keyboard or replace the motherboard. The clip fits tightly into the connector even though it has two broken hooks. If this does not fix the issue, we suggest removing the key so it can be re-attached. Hopefully this helps someone else that may have an odd motherboard layout. In this case the cable goes above the retainer. If you ever have to remove this cable, you are going to have to ‘dig out’ the glue from the connector (if not before you remove the cable, most certainly before you put the cable back in the socket), I used the method shown in the link above it works great. Then very carefully push the cable into the connector… It will not come loose and the keyboard will work just fine! w/2w would be much appreciate. Viewed 2k times 2. Upon closer inspection, I noticed the “connector base” broke so only the side with the pins are there. I was devastated when I find out that i broke this small think,further more, I was trying to reattach it, but the keyboard was not functioning. IN THE MEAN TIME I ORDERED A USB KEYBOARD IT HAS NOT ARRIVED YET. This was very useful! Try cleaning the keyboard connector with a toothbrush and 99% alcohol. was there a chance of damage? can i repair it please i searched for that but did not find the totourial please help me how to repair it on motherboard Pressing ‘\’ generates ‘\’, with ‘\’ when ‘\’ is held down. Yes, you are correct the blue piece is the “backside” of the ribbon cable. A very sincere thanks! both clips broke off the ends after trying several thin pieces of platic to make up the thickness so ribbon tape makes contact I finally used very thin 3M 2 sided tape cut a slither stuck it to the backside slowly slid it in and it firmly held in place, for reinforcment I dded another thin strip of scoth tape to the top so it would not putt away from connector if 2 sided tape failed,,easy fix. I stuck the connector in and taped it across the top to “lock” it, I then prayed. I say this information is invaluable. When the ribbon slid underneath the plastic it had some resistance so I didn’t bother with tape. I bought an old lap top for parts and actually broke the clip when I was taking out the laptop that I wanted to use, thank goodness, I learned pretty quickly from my mistake and gently lifted the one on the laptop that was being repaird, and presto, working keyboard! I was ready to give up trying to fix it. AU $3.84 postage. Can I repair my broken keyboard ribbon retaining flap? But after connecting, the keyboard is behaving strangely: 1. It worked and I’m happy but I wonder how long that tape will hold with the heat under the keyboard? Where can I find a replacement for a keyboard key? Here’s the same connector shown from the opposite side. In order to attempt to repair a key on your laptop's keyboard, you'll need the following items: Prying item - Something plastic, such as a credit card or a spudger, is best; you can use a butter knife or a flathead screwdriver in a pinch. Do you have any other suggestions for keeping the clip in place? Many, many thanks. HP PAVILION DV6-6000 DV6 SERIES GENUINE LAPTOP KEY,CLIP,RUBBER 665938-031 SILVER. Or you could get some epoxy/resin (for plastic) and do the same thing. Just want to say thank you, I have a Toshiba Laptop that is mostly used by my kids. I guess you are screwed. What should I search? I have an old IBM Thinkpad R40. Any advice would be great. YEAH… My computer is working again!!!! Thanks for the post. Make sure there is no dust or junk inside. Sometimes if I press the R and Y key several times, or press them hard, with greater force, the R and Y will appear. The problem is this is a non-locking connector, so in You totally saved me! I just said goodbye to my external USB keyboard. Here’s what you can try. Thanks to you, I got it working and then put super glue on the pin side that was broken to get it secure. The electrical tape did the trick! I completely disassembled but couldn’t find it. My situation was a bit worse as the clip got lost by the time I got to see my son’s laptop, but a piece of X-ray film bent 2-fold worked just fine (I’m pretty sure any other plastic will work, you need just to play with a few different kinds to find the right thickness). NEW For MSI GT72VR GT73VR GT73EVR GF72 GF72VR backlit US keyboard KEY & Clips. And used the methods described above works real well! Thanks for the time to write it. Probably it’s just failed keyboard. This saved me money by so much. If you have the same model or similar from Lenovo, the connector is probably not broken and you can still put it back in. 5 years ago. 3. The connector is a zif type keygboard connector, with And I complement the guy who shared it and since I am paying $6.21 for the replacement keyboard, I refuse to p[ay the asshole sellers on ebay $30+ for the clip. Mate, I don’t wish to gush, but you just saved me fark knows how much on a repair bill after I disassembled my Acer to replace the keyboard, only to find the previous owner had obviously already had a problem & left the latch on the motherboard sticky-taped on (which fell off & went to Valhalla the moment I removed the tape, obviously). @ Alex, I was hoping it was just a faulty keyboard but I was scared to see that it was a broken connector left after another guy took it apart. Also … I believe the cable was above the latch. a few hundred bucks? Laptop Replacement Loose Keys. SOOO I thought there was no way it could be fixed… GOODBYE $400. My laptop is Toshiba Pro S200 model. If the laptop key is the type with the metal supporting bars, those will need to be inserted into the matching metal hooks as the laptop key cap slides over the plastic retainer clip and before it is pressed on. 2. Choose Options. Hi, i have bought a Dell latitude E5520, it has been filled with alcohol drink. I am not sure if removing this cover will free the connector. I had to pull it out to clean underneath and I think I was a bit rough, so one of the hooks in the key cap broke. DELL ALIENWARE SPARE KEYS M14x M15x M17x M18x R1 R2 R3 R4 ANY BACK LIT KEY . Ive tried tape and it just wont hold it securely. Wrap up the connector with electrical tape so the brick apply pressure on the cable all the time without you squeezing it. Though i was out the entire laptop and new screen i purchased, but your tip worked a charm and i’m back up and running. still not fixed but I lost my mouse pad movements. If it works you will be a god. Rick. @ Joshua Roland, The ZIF keeps holding, but apparently it is not working when i turn the laptop on 2/2w Then do this… The piano keyboard has a large LCD screen and somehow after I opened the unit to clean, the ribbon pin connecting the LCD screen and the main board disconnected. Can you or anyone advise anything on this scenario. They've got key and key retainer parts for all sorts of laptops there. Also read this post explaining how to repair broken touchpad connector. I tried this but there is only about 3/4 of the original latch and I still can’t get it to make good contact. I got my keyboard to work. Thanks alot! I am not sure who gets this msg. I have already tried electrical tape, piece of plastic, up to the point that installed keyboard had a bump in front from all the layers of the tape and plastic. 6. does not work with ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘N’, ‘\’ and ” keys. Now at least I have an inkling of what to do — just unsure how I’m going to get the connector to hold onto the motherboard… THANKS AGAIN. Shop for genuine Dell laptop clip/connectors. PLEASE SEE THE IMAGE @ cha, I guess you’ll have to replace the motherboard or use it as is with the external keyboard. Si ves que el plastico que has cortado no tiene espesor suficiente, busca otro de mas espesor o utiliza dos tiras a la vez. two pins of the connector are making shorticircuit? Though Lap top is working and I am using on screen key board in microsoft windows as easy access. However thanks to all your comments and advices I come up with a solution for my version of a connector. I’M STUCK WITH A REPLACEMENT KEYBOARD AND NO WAY TO SECURE IT TO THE LAPTOP KEYBOARD CONNECTOR. 2. I have a Toshiba Laptop A100-335 will not start. Is there any place I can order replacement clips? You can find a piece of tough rubber to recreate the broken wall. I was able to locate one clip like that on a non working machine, but it is only ‘like’ it, it doesn’t fit tightly enough to give proper connection. @ Laurel Campbell, You can also set the connector in place carefully via tape so it’s secure and encase in epoxy. Insect the touch pad cable back into the connector. I spent over two hours trying to devise some way to accomodate for the broken keyboard connector clip on my Inspiron 1545. I have a Toshiba Satellite 135A laptop and it will no longer boot up when I press the button. Instead of electrical tape, use a piece of stiff plastic sheeting cut to size. I would be so greatly thankful if you could help me. 3. Any advice at all would be greatly appreciated! The laptop connected to the mains, the battery flashes voyaynt a dozen times without result. Great post! Search for “ThinkPad R40 jack” on Amazon, you should find the harness, not just the jack. Check in the BIOS setup menu, touch pad option in control panel, touch pad software, etc…. I don’t think you’ll be able to find this part anywhere. thanks! I have cleaned it and its working fine except keyboard. Yeah!!! If there’s anyway you can contact/PM I can provide you pictures. Keycap, keypad, and the last part, key retainer. If the keycap re-attaches, a snap while pressing the key down is heard. Unlike the other keys on the keyboard, the spacebar requires additional steps to get it back on properly. The first image that I attached shows the left tab, still intact, and the second photo shows the right side, where the tab had fallen off. Maybe it buys me enuf time to order the locking connector. I simply peeled off the heavy plastic tab from the cable of the bad keyboard, and used it as the already perfectly sized shim to slide in between the lock clip and the ribbon. I own a MacBook Air 2013 and I recently broke my "comma" key. You still can use it. hope this helps. Finally Dell agreed to ship me a box to send in my laptop for repair. Reason I need the mouse pad is external mouse is not working on f2. Once the above two steps are completed, position the key cap over the retainer in the proper orientation and press down lightly. The electrical tape does the job. connector. The pictures helped me fix my problem. I've been attempting to repair a broken key mechanism for a MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2013, model A1502) which I've been given. Also … I believe the cable was above the latch. . like It’s only a tiny piece of plastic, so I’m hoping it can’t cost too much to replace however so far it’s been impossible to find one listed online. these keyboard connectors can snapped off easily. Thank you to Alex for the following suggestion: I found another way to fix it… In order to unlock the connector, you’ll have to move the locking clip (brown piece) about 2 millimeters up in the direction shown by two yellow arrows. They were not for the keyboard, but rather the power button and trackpad. When trying to reattach the mechanism to the keyboard I've noticed that two of the four retaining metal clips where the mechanism locates on the keyboard circuit board are broken. I have a few issues that I need help with! If you're having difficulty putting a key back onto the laptop, follow the steps below. A little scotch tape and a bit of finesse later, my keyboard is working perfectly. Good luck. While removing the keyboard and top case to repair the DC jack, it came off. If the keyboard is missing a key don’t replace the keyboard; buy a new one for $20 form a parts store then switch keys off of the replacement. If a new keyboard didn’t fix the problem, it’s either failed keyboard controller or bad keyboard connector on the motherboard. A lil scotch tape and you are good to go again (thankfully). What should I try to fix this? I had a loose connection for the ribbon cable connecting my wireless card and a few other items to the motherboard (including the charging LED – this made it easy to test the connection). Take a look at this post: http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2007/03/20/key-fell-off-keyboard/. The computer and my Roku is the only way I can watch my tv. keep it up bro.. I MEAN THE CLIP LOCKER AND THE EXTRA CALBLE FOR THE TOCHPAD WHICH IS CONECTED INSIDE THANKS IN ADVANCE PLEASE REPLY ME I AM WAITING FROM 8 MONTHS FOR THIS ISSUSE, Yes That is great tutorial i was waiting for 8 months and a few mins i got my Keyboard working i fellow all of your steps and with the broken clip i got my keyboard back for Toshiba L350 Excellent tutorial and picture study. Now I don’t see an obvious way of putting it back. Found this excellent post and it is now working fine. I hadnt given up but was close and its my sister’s machine. I looked closely and noticed that the little tab that would hold the retainer clips on the right had broken off. Maybe the solution was mentioned above in the tutorial or one of the posts, but I have not understood. If you are unsure Which product fit your laptop, just take a picture of your broken laptop and email. 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