I'm not sure if the word changeable even exsists, but it summarizes my question pretty well. I want to know if the ribbon cable connecting the keyboard to the displayer can be replaced.

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    Anything is possible, but generally they are not user serviceable parts.
    – Moab
    Commented Feb 19, 2023 at 12:50

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Yes, although it is not generally recommended to attempt this type of replacement.

  • It may be difficult to find the right part. Although there are standards (e.g. eDP, LVDS) that may apply, typically these cables are manufactured to a specific length and with built-in bend radii for the particular laptop chassis and component configuration. Too short and cable won't reach. Too long and the excess cable may not fit into the chassis.
  • It is delicate work, often with little or no documentation to follow. Laptop manufacturers typically only intend for their own or similarly qualified and experienced personnel to work on most internal laptop components. Although changing RAM or a disk drive may be fairly straightforward, the rest of a laptop design generally optimizes for size over user-serviceability. As such, the connectors and wiring may be hard to get to, easy to break, and hard to disconnect and reconnect properly for the unexperienced.

If possible, seek a qualified service center that can take responsibility for the replacement.

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