Left Shift key issues

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jfig24, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. jfig24 macrumors newbie

    Mar 14, 2006
    Hi all,

    Over the past year, i've noticed that my left shift key doesn't work with the following letters: Q,W,E,R,T,Y,U,I,O,P. If i use the right shift key, I can make these letters CAP, but if i use the left shift key, the keys come up lower case. (I hope that made sense). Anyone know what could possibly be causing this problem? I'm sure it's hardware related, but i'm not sure what piece of hardware is causing this issue. Thanks in advance to anyone who replies!
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003
    Definitely a hardware issue. Is the KB under warranty?

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  3. jfig24 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 14, 2006
    no, it's no longer under warranty. I got it March '06.
  4. jfig24 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 14, 2006
    anyone else know what could be causing this problem?
  5. eman macrumors 6502a

    Nov 5, 2007
    In the great white north
    One way to isolate the problem is to swap the keyboard with a known good KB. Yes, it's a pain, at least you would know for sure that your KB is bad and could get it replaced, if desired. A replacement KB on ebay sells for around $50.

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