Remove and replace space bar key on Asus N53Jq laptop keyboard

Remove and replace space bar key on Asus N53Jq laptop keyboard

This is based on my experimentation, be careful not to damage your keyboard! I wouldn’t try this on a computer you rely on in case you can’t get the space bar working again. It might be useful for repair or cleaning on an old computer however.

How to remove and replace the space bar key on an Asus laptop, e.g. for cleaning underneath it:

  1. Lever off the space bar key, I used some tweezers but any thin bit of metal like a key should work
  2. Clean off underneath key

Note that there is a central button under the space bar which senses the key being depressed, on the side of which are two square levers which the key snaps into. On the space bar itself there are two thin metal wires, one slightly narrower than the other, that slot into two small metal holes on each side under the key.

  1. Gently pull out the wires on the space bar, orient the key correctly and slot the inner wire into the corresponding guide hole on both sides.

  2. Using a small tool like a tweezer if necessary, align the outer wire with the outer guide hole and gently insert the wire by lowering the key. Take care not to remove the inner wire from its guide hole.

  3. Once both wires are in the keys, press down the key until it clicks into place.

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  1. Some Cynical Asshole
    Some Cynical Asshole 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thank you so much

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  2. Stephen Dee
    Stephen Dee 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Great view of your fingers. Too bad nobody can see what you did to get it out.

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  3. Şu sorunu hallederse sorunu kalmayacak adam
    Şu sorunu hallederse sorunu kalmayacak adam 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    tnx too much dude,FINALLY !!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Genji Main
    Genji Main 3 January, 2022, 05:50
  5. karras311
    karras311 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    really helps a lot

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  6. Potato 3121
    Potato 3121 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    thx now my space bar is repaired! You saved my life 😀 xDD

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  7. Lexie Calvet
    Lexie Calvet 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    This was extremely helpful! Thanks

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  8. Myca Loria
    Myca Loria 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    OMG, this really helped me, never thought it's that easy.

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  9. Uygar Ramos Oztas
    Uygar Ramos Oztas 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    did you record this underwater ?

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  10. SomeFancyWhale
    SomeFancyWhale 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Last time I tried to remove some keys to clean them, it went badly. Very badly. But now, of course, the spacebar's sticky and needs cleaned. Perfect.

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  11. aminn4901
    aminn4901 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    thank you so much

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  12. Let's GAME HD
    Let's GAME HD 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Ich hab es Wie Auf dem Video gemacht aber Problem ist wenn ich die Leertaste drücke dann hängt sie ein bisschen

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  13. Kates
    Kates 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thanks to you my space bar is working better.

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  14. Monster Vibes
    Monster Vibes 3 January, 2022, 05:50
  15. Dovahkiin
    Dovahkiin 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    why do they make it so difficult to install the spacebar likefuck.

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  16. Chib pG
    Chib pG 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thank you sooooo much bro

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  17. Zbigniew Jaroszuk
    Zbigniew Jaroszuk 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    na cant see nothing, useless

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  18. Thomas Gudmundsen
    Thomas Gudmundsen 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Perfect. Just what I needed. Thank you!!!!

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  19. GAMEPOOL
    GAMEPOOL 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    thank you brother

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  20. DJ at work
    DJ at work 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    MY white little brackets are not up so the key is always down and doesnot work. Any fixes? please

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  21. brentfoto
    brentfoto 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Practically worthless video because no explanation.

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  22. Rhyze Rax
    Rhyze Rax 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Helped me a lot thank you 🙀🙀

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  23. SneakySpooks
    SneakySpooks 3 January, 2022, 05:50
  24. M
    M 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thank you ! I didn't notice how the wires should be replaced. Now it works: great 🙂

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  25. Mohammad Arrahmanur Septyo
    Mohammad Arrahmanur Septyo 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    You helped me a lot, thank you very much!!!!!!! °U°v

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  26. Tengericsillag
    Tengericsillag 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    You helped me a lot, thank you! 🙂

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  27. Brandon Cadd
    Brandon Cadd 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    this didnt help a single fucking bit

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  28. Vytenis Bivainis
    Vytenis Bivainis 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thanks, I didn't notice at first that the backspace of my Asus also has that wire that needs to be inserted into two holes.

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  29. Bam
    Bam 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Darthvader called he wants his audio back

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  30. Luke Smith
    Luke Smith 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Shit fucking video

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  31. rossi bleu
    rossi bleu 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    بارك الله فيكم

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  32. rossi bleu
    rossi bleu 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    merci beaucoup pour cette video

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  33. Jude Ellis
    Jude Ellis 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thanks for helping 👍🏻just next time can u talk

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  34. Czayoo 799
    Czayoo 799 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    thank you !

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  35. AA
    AA 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    Thank you very much I was going crazy..Never thought those stick out like that. YOUR REALLY MADE MY DAY.

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  36. christoph lieding
    christoph lieding 3 January, 2022, 05:50

    I would NEVER trust that dude with anything except using a hammer on my window.

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