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Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad Edge E420

For access, remove this FRUs in order:

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Note: Your models may look slightly different from the illustration above.

When installing: Make sure the screws have been fastened to the secure the keyboard.

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
1 M2 × 6 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

 

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Keyboard installation instructio
To install the keyboard, do the following:
  1. Attach the connectors
  2. Attach the keyboard so that the keyboard edges are under the frame.

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  1. To make sure that the front side of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keys with your thumbs and try to slide the keyboard toward you.

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  1. To make sure that the front edge of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keys with your thumbs and try to slide the keyboard toward you.

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  1. Secure the keyboard by tightening the screws from the bottom side of the computer.
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