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MacBook Pro - re-installing sticking spacebar

  PeteH 15:51 16 Feb 2020

Hello...I have a 2017 MacBook Pro 13"....Yes, prone to sticking keys..... I am having the problem of sticking keys, one that is the cause of particular concern - the spacebar. I felt that if I could carefully remove it, clean behind and replace it. I am having great difficulty with the reinstallation....searching the internet, I came across this advice on the subject :- "All these space bars have clips on the top edge, and slide guides on the bottom. it'll be 4 on top, 4 on bottom, so they are stiffer to get off. But if you start on the left or right side of the key with a thin bit of plastic, making sure to get between the keycap and the scissor clip (not under it)**, roll it around the top corner and slide it along the top edge, you should feel the lips pop off as you move along. You'll need to come out and go back in after each clip pops off. but once the first one pops, you can get your nail under the corner you just passed to hold it up." Unfortunately, I did not "get between the keycap and scissor clip", with the blade used; and I have removed the keycap with the scissor clip attached. Can someone kindly advise me how to proceed i.e. should I separate the scissor clip from the keycap is that done, and then what's the procedure for reconnecting the parts, please? I would be most grateful for any advice anyone is able to provide. Many thanks  PeteH

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