Keyboard removal and installation - ThinkPad T500, W500

Keyboard removal

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

Please perform the following steps as shown in the pictures below.

Keyboard removal step 1

StepIconScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
1keyboard screwM2 x 14 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)

Lift the keyboard a little in the direction shown by arrow [2], and then detach the connector [3].

Keyboard removal step 2 and 3.

Keyboard installation

When installing: Make sure that the keyboard edges [a] are under the frame as shown in this figure.

Keyboard installation

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-71315
  • Document ID: PD005662
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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