Inspiron 1545 liquid spill repair

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Hello, I spilled tea on my laptop and shut it down. After it dried out it will boot but it shuts down in a couple of minutes. I am thinking it may be a short. I haven't cleaned it all up yet , that's my next step. Any suggestions? The spill was on the right side of the machine. I think their maybe a path shorting things out in the residue?
Stuart



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Hello chasstuart,

The case is worst if you added a lump of sugar a dash of cream to your Earl Grey.

No doudt that it is a short. Depending on the size of area, you can try removing keys and try to clean with either alcohol or a spray for cleaning connections. Otherwise, I am afraid to say, only a qualified in the flesh technician can repair and don't let him tell you that the keyboard needs to be replaced.

Good luck

Hello guys,

Well Ambucias is right and this Faq may guide you for clean up:

https://ccm.net/faq/6070-how-to-disassemble-a-laptop-keyboard-by-yourself

Thanks