y50-70 keyboard replacement

Lenovo Y50-70 replace keyboard

I didn’t find a full tutorial on how to do it, so I decided to post it here. It was my first try and took me about 3 hours last night.

Step 1 – Order a replacement

I started from http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-y-series-laptops/y50-70-notebook-lenovo/80ej/80ejcto/parts and orderd it at amazon.de

y50-70 the new keyboard

Step 2 – Follow this tutorial

Step 3 – Take some time (a bottle of wine) and go on like this

I marked the places to work on with the blue tools…

y50-70 under the motherboard

y50-70 speakers

Remove the black foil

y50-70 remove the black foil

y50-70 remove the power cable

y50-70 remove the last srew

y50-70 ahhrrrr

y50-70 ahrr

y50-70 got it

y50-70 too early

y50-70 great joy

y50-70 and all the way back

y50-70 and on and on

y50-70 foil is back

… and all the way back.

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2 thoughts on “Lenovo Y50-70 replace keyboard”

  1. Hey, how did the glue gun work out for those little plastic knob replacements? I’m worried that extensive heat while gaming might melt them. Have you had any problems?

    1. Haven’t had problems so far. But I’m not a heavy gamer. You may use different glue to be on the safe side.

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