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I spilled water on macbook keyboard. After 3 days computer

Customer Question

I spilled water on macbook keyboard. After 3 days computer booted up and worked except that keyboard types all types of wierd symbols only. I checked computers language is english and font is arial. External keyboard via ubs works normally. Whats wrong and how do I fix?. Thanks for any help
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Nick H. replied 5 years ago.

NickMacIT :

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer.com.

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will assist you with your issues.

Water spill are usually damage the electrical components

NickMacIT :

Your keyboard is damaged / circuit shorted so it will not function properly.

Customer:

it actually prints symbols like pi or another strange things with each keystroke. How do I fix it or can it be fixed

NickMacIT :

It is out of warranty since it is accidental damage

NickMacIT :

so you can either go to apple store to have it replaced

Customer:

yes

NickMacIT :

or go to a local apple computer store to get it replaced

NickMacIT :

is it backlight keyboard?

Customer:

It is past warrenty.

Customer:

It is not backlit

Customer:

what do you think it would cost to fix at apple store - I realize its a guess

NickMacIT :

The cost is about $150 -$200

Customer:

thanks

NickMacIT :

no problem

NickMacIT :

Please click accept my answer so I can get credit

Customer:

I'll click accept now. Thanks for help. I pretty much thought I would have to do this - but I'd thought I'd give you guys a try first. Thanks again. I'm now clicking accept after I send this.

NickMacIT :

Thanks

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