Having problems with your Gateway PC Laptops ?

We were replacing the keyboard on an mx8710,(PA6A)and the ''clip'' for lack of a better term, that holds the flex ribbon cable in place broke. I cannot find a replacement anywhere!! Can you help lead me in the right direction??


Answers :

That is the locking tab for the ribbon cable.
Besides contacting Gateway parts department HERE, and eBay...
I have successfully "locked" the ribbon in place by jamming a smallpiece of rubberband with a jewelers screwdriver where the plastic issupposed to be.

Contact the Laptop Guy HERE as all they repair are laptops.
Explain to them the part you are missing - they may have a spare laying around that they will sell you.

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