Introduction

The bottom of your Roomba can be easily removed by just removing the side brush, unscrewing four screws, and separating the plate from the device.

Place your Roomba upside-down on a hard surface.
  • Place your Roomba upside-down on a hard surface.

If all you need off is the faceplate, skip all of the screwdriver-based steps, and just remove the dirt bin(step 7) and start from step 11 at the rear.

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While holding the side brush in place, use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 4.5mm screw from the center of the brush.
  • While holding the side brush in place, use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 4.5mm screw from the center of the brush.

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Gently pull upwards on the brush to remove it.
  • Gently pull upwards on the brush to remove it.

Rotate the Roomba upside-down so the bottom is facing towards you.
  • Rotate the Roomba upside-down so the bottom is facing towards you.

Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the captive screws that hold the bottom plate in place. Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the captive screws that hold the bottom plate in place.
  • Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the captive screws that hold the bottom plate in place.

Carefully lift the bottom plate.
  • Carefully lift the bottom plate.

  • The battery is only secured in place by the bottom plate, and may fall out once the bottom plate is removed.

Conclusion

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

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