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Introducción

Use this guide to replace the keyboard in your Toshiba Satellite L305-S5946. Unresponsive or sticky keys are good indicators that the keyboard should be replaced. You must remove the keyboard to access the base housing.

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  1. Place the laptop upside-down with the display hinges facing away from you.
    • Place the laptop upside-down with the display hinges facing away from you.

  2. Slide the latch for the left battery bay to the left.
    • Slide the latch for the left battery bay to the left.

  3. Slide the latch for the right battery bay to the right and hold. Continue to hold the latch while using a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover. Remove the battery.
    • Slide the latch for the right battery bay to the right and hold.

    • Continue to hold the latch while using a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover.

    • Remove the battery.

  4. Loosen the two captive screws on the bottom left corner of the hard drive using a Phillips #1 screwdriver until you hear a click.
    • Loosen the two captive screws on the bottom left corner of the hard drive using a Phillips #1 screwdriver until you hear a click.

  5. Lift the hard drive cover using a non-marring iFixit opening tool. This will expose the hard drive.
    • Lift the hard drive cover using a non-marring iFixit opening tool.

    • This will expose the hard drive.

  6. Slide the hard drive to the left using your fingers. Remove the hard drive by inserting an iFixit opening tool under the right side of the hard drive and carefully lifting it out. Remove the hard drive by inserting an iFixit opening tool under the right side of the hard drive and carefully lifting it out.
    • Slide the hard drive to the left using your fingers.

    • Remove the hard drive by inserting an iFixit opening tool under the right side of the hard drive and carefully lifting it out.

  7. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, turn the screw on the RAM cover until you hear a click.
    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, turn the screw on the RAM cover until you hear a click.

    • This is a captive panel screw and remains with the cover.

  8. Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting. Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting.
    • Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting.

  9. Push the white and silver retaining clips away from each side of the RAM card using your fingernails. The RAM card should pop up at an angle.
    • Push the white and silver retaining clips away from each side of the RAM card using your fingernails.

    • The RAM card should pop up at an angle.

  10. Pull the RAM card away from the computer. Repeat Steps 6 and 7 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.
    • Pull the RAM card away from the computer.

    • Repeat Steps 6 and 7 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.

  11. Place the laptop right-side-up so the screen faces you.
    • Place the laptop right-side-up so the screen faces you.

  12. Remove the strip of plastic at the right furthermost edge of the keyboard using a plastic opening tool. Insert the plastic opening tool at either end of the strip. Lift upwards and proceed to the other end while repeating this lifting process every one to two inches.
    • Remove the strip of plastic at the right furthermost edge of the keyboard using a plastic opening tool.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool at either end of the strip.

    • Lift upwards and proceed to the other end while repeating this lifting process every one to two inches.

  13. CAUTION: do not allow hardware or debris into the CPU fan and duct.
    • CAUTION: do not allow hardware or debris into the CPU fan and duct.

    • Remove the two 3-mm screws at the top edge of the keyboard using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • These are not captive panel screws and, once loosened, will be free to move about the assembly.

  14. Pry the top of the keyboard loose from its casing using a plastic opening tool. Pry the top of the keyboard loose from its casing using a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry the top of the keyboard loose from its casing using a plastic opening tool.

  15. Gently grasp the top of the keyboard and pull it up and toward the screen.
    • Gently grasp the top of the keyboard and pull it up and toward the screen.

    • CAUTION: Pulling too hard could damage the black ribbon cable under the keyboard.

  16. Gently push the two tabs locking the black ribbon cable. To remove the black ribbon cable from the motherboard, slide the keyboard toward the screen. You may now safely separate the keyboard from the laptop.
    • Gently push the two tabs locking the black ribbon cable.

    • To remove the black ribbon cable from the motherboard, slide the keyboard toward the screen.

    • You may now safely separate the keyboard from the laptop.

Conclusión

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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