I'm working on an Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" which suffered a little water damage.
After cleaning the system I can get it to turn on by disconnecting the battery, then reconnecting it and connecting the charger. It automatically turns on and everything operates fine.
If I do a shutdown though, I have no way of turning it on without repeating the battery/charge sequence (which resets the date and time). It doesn't respond to the power button press, any keyboard key presses or lid open.
I was hoping there is a way to enable a "turn on when lid open and/or any key" type setting. Is this possible?
The system is running MacOS X 10.12.6.