Introduction

Using a PH00 screwdriver, wire cutters and a soldering station, this guide will show the steps necessary to replace the ball motor.

Remove one 9.2mm (0.36 in) screw using the PH00 screwdriver.
  • Remove one 9.2mm (0.36 in) screw using the PH00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the battery cover by pulling it away from the vacuum once the 9.2mm (0.36 in) screw is removed.

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Remove batteries from the vacuum by pulling them out and away from the vacuum.
  • Remove batteries from the vacuum by pulling them out and away from the vacuum.

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Remove all seven 9.2mm (0.32 in) screws on the back of the vacuum.
  • Remove all seven 9.2mm (0.32 in) screws on the back of the vacuum.

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Remove the front side covers by pulling them away from the vacuum.
  • Remove the front side covers by pulling them away from the vacuum.

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Separate the battery compartment from the ball and bead cylinder by sliding the vacuum ball away from the battery compartment.
  • Separate the battery compartment from the ball and bead cylinder by sliding the vacuum ball away from the battery compartment.

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Separate the bead cylinder and the fan compartment by pulling the bead cylinder away from the fan compartment.
  • Separate the bead cylinder and the fan compartment by pulling the bead cylinder away from the fan compartment.

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Remove beads from the container.
  • Remove beads from the container.

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Remove the three 11.5mm (0.45 in) screws at bottom of bead cylinder container using the PH00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the three 11.5mm (0.45 in) screws at bottom of bead cylinder container using the PH00 screwdriver.

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Remove the bead cylinder and motor mount from the vacuum ball.
  • Remove the bead cylinder and motor mount from the vacuum ball.

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Separate the motor mount from the bead cylinder by pulling the motor mount away from the bead cylinder.
  • Separate the motor mount from the bead cylinder by pulling the motor mount away from the bead cylinder.

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Separate the fan from the motor shaft by pulling the fan away from the motor.
  • Separate the fan from the motor shaft by pulling the fan away from the motor.

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Cut the wires to the faulty motor using wire cutters.
  • Cut the wires to the faulty motor using wire cutters.

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Remove and replace the faulty ball motor with a new one.
  • Remove and replace the faulty ball motor with a new one.

  • Solder the new ball motor's wires to the vacuum's wires which were previously cut.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Seldon Price

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