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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad T430u

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

 

Removal steps of keyboard - Please perform the following steps as shown in the pictures below.

Step
Screw (quantity)
Color
Torque
[1] M2 × 5.0 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1) Silver 0.181 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)

Push the keyboard in the direction as shown by the arrows [2] until the hooks on the rear edge of the keyboard are detached from the keyboard bezel.

Slightly push the keyboard in the direction as shown by the arrows [4] to detach the front edge of the keyboard from the keyboard bezel.

Turn over the keyboard, and then detach the keyboard connectors.

 

When installing:

Ensure that the keyboard connectors are attached firmly.

Attach the keyboard so that the front edge of the keyboard is under the keyboard bezel as shown in the following illustration.

When the front edge of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keyboard with your palms to slide the keyboard toward you until it snaps into position.