Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad T400s, T410s, T410si

Keyboard removal

For access, remove this FRU in order:

Note: Loosen the screws [1], but do not remove them.

Keyboard removal step 1.

Keyboard removal step 2.

Keyboard removal step 3.

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
3M2 x 6 mm, bind-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

Push down the keyboard a little toward the arrow [4], and then lift up the keyboard in the direction of [5].

Keyboard removal steps 4 and 5.

Lift the keyboard a little in the direction shown by arrow [6], and then detach the connector [7].

Keyboard removal steps 6 and 7.


Keyboard installation

Attach the keyboard connector.

Keyboard installation

Attach the keyboard so that the keyboard edges [a] are under the frame as shown in this figure.

Keyboard installation 2

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.

Keyboard installation 3

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

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-72772
  • Document ID: PD004914
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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