Function keys wrecked. What to do?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Primera, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. Primera macrumors newbie

    Nov 21, 2011
    Ok my pet bird wrecked the function keys (the rubber buttons and "scissor" mechanism) of my mbp13 so there are some things i want to know.

    1. Are the keys, "scissor" mechanism and rubber button replaceable individually? How much would it cost?

    2. If they can't be replaced individually then what do i have to buy to get a fully functioning non-external keyboard?
  2. matthewscott661 macrumors 6502


    Jun 27, 2009
    You can buy the keys on ebay individually for like a buck each. Just make sure they come with the scissors or buy a set of 10-20 scissors separately if they don't.
  3. jcrandall23 macrumors newbie

    Nov 15, 2011
    You can get a replacement keyboard on ebay for ~$40. Problem is, you'll have to tear down the entire machine as well as remove / replace 50 screws the size of your average flea to get it installed. But, if the rubber under the keys is damaged, it might be your best bet.

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