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Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 Sticky Keyboard Replacement

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Lenovo Yoga 9 Keyboard Replacement process after glass a juice spilt over the keyboard. Although still works, replacement is required before it fails
Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 - Keyboard Replacement

This article is not educational material. It is instead a showcase of the services we offer.

Therefore, it should be used as general guidance on what to expect from such repairs.

In case you have a similar device and need repair, always rely on professionals. These are sensitive electronic devices, and small mistakes may cause irreversible electronic damage, requiring whole part replacement for 2 or 3 times the cost of the Repair.

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Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 - Sticky Keyboard after spilled Juice
Lenovo Yoga 9 Sticky Keyboard after spilled Juice

Lenovo Yoga 9 Sticky Keyboard after spilled Juice

This week we received this Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 with a Sticky Keyboard after spilled Orange Juice. Liquid damage on Laptops and Macbook water damage Repair are so typical that we fixed repair costs and prices based on a fault for a quick quote and turnarounds.

Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 disassembly and taking apart
Lenovo Yoga 9 disassembly and taking apart

The first thing to ensure after spilling liquid on any electronics, let alone a thin Lenovo Yoga 9 laptop is to disconnect the battery and not feed any power to the system until the oxidation is clean. We have explained it in detail in What to do when spilled liquid on a Laptop article we wrote a while ago.

Lenovo Yoga 9 Keyboard Replacement Process

Stripping down Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 for a Keyboard Replacement
Stripping down Lenovo Yoga 9 for a Keyboard Replacement

There is one solution for Laptop Keyboard Failure, and it is a Laptop Keyboard Replacement in Adelaide.

In some cases we can clean those sticky keys. However, if multiple keys are exposed (lots of liquid spilled over them), we prefer to replace the keyboard as it will eventually fail.

Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 with removed keyboard backlight
Lenovo Yoga 9 with removed keyboard backlight

The good design of this keyboard is that the keyboard is attach to the palmrest with screws, which is a breeze to work on compared to Macbook keyboard replacements. Apple uses rivets to secure the keyboard to the palmrest, which is a pain to remove, pushing Apple to generate unnecessary eWaste by replacing the palmrest, battery and keyboard simultaneously.

Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 - Keyboard Replacement
Removing Keyboard from Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5

After removing each of those tiny screws, the keyboard comes straight off, and we can clean all that juice residue around the palmrest. While at it, we also disinfect and clean the laptop from liquid oxidation and residue.

Lenovo Yoga 9 fitting new Keyboard
Lenovo Yoga 9 fitting new Keyboard

Successful Lenovo Yoga 9 Keyboard Replacement

Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 - Keyboard Replacement
Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 Repaired and Keyboard Replaced

This process is complete within a day in our Adelaide Laptop Repair Workshop once we have the keyboard in stock.

The last step is to run keyboard tests and let it complete a couple hours of streaming tests. This way, we inspect for manufacturing faults.

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Repaired, not Replaced!

We are committed to reducing e-waste in Australia. We do it by educating our customers on the reparability and longevity of their devices, as well as providing affordable Laptop and Macbook Repairs here in Adelaide.
Although our best intentions and hard work, this is not an easy task. Customers must accept that cost of high-quality electronic repairs is between a third and half of the price of a new device. However, with the current trend of planned obsolescence in electronic design, we see more and more Laptops having shorter lifespans. To tackle that, while we do our repairs, we target common planned obsolescence engineering design mistakes to ensure we extend the life expectancy of the Laptops we Repair. Check some of our Repair Cases to get an idea of the process.

That said, if we buy a new one or write it off via insurance, it does not guarantee that the new one will not meet the same fate as the older one pretty soon.

Quite often, we see accidents reoccurring within less than 2-year gaps. So if we can save 2000$ or even 1000$ today by repairing our faulty Laptop or Macbook is brilliant. That’s an extra half cost of a Device, ready to be spent on another one. If the time comes or our need for performance changes.
When that time comes is up to us to buy a new one or keep pushing the one we have, but delaying it by a year or three is always a good starting point and saves another abandoned Laptop or Macbook from polluting our only Planet.

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