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deadsmell
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Registered: ‎11-27-2018
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[X1 Carbon 2nd Gen] Where can I buy adaptive keys replacement? 20A7 / 20A8

As the title already mentioned, my wife's thinkpad x1 carbon 2nd gen adaptive row keys starts to look like the liquid part is evaporating. Where can I buy the replacement for the unit in question? Appreciate any answer. Thanks 

ClaudeG
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Re: [X1 Carbon 2nd Gen] Where can I buy adaptive keys replacement? 20A7 / 20A8

The plastic strip over the keys turned yellow, don't know if you have the same problem, but I did not see anyone mentioning such a problem except you

I could order it starting at this address :

https://support.lenovo.com/fr/en/solutions/ht036683

but as it is a FRU, you need a VAT number to order it. Otherwise you have to bring your laptop to lenovo

The SKU is 04X6437 and they told me they had a few ones in stock. I am waiting for the order.

There are some instructions and even a video for replacing the part on the lenovo support pages

SeniorGuru
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Re: [X1 Carbon 2nd Gen] Where can I buy adaptive keys replacement? 20A7 / 20A8

Welcome to the forum.

 

If you want to replace the part yourself, you can find it on sites like Amazon and eBay.

 

Searching on "04X6437" shows e.g. 

Amazon.com: Orig IBM Lenovo Thinkpad X1 carbon Gen 2 DFR Bracket Sub card 04X6437: Computers & Acces...

Brand New Lenovo Thinkpad Bracket Module Pack 04X6437 | eBay

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