Introduction

A guide to replacing the motor should it stop working. Disassembly required.

Press the gray button to release the canister.
  • Press the gray button to release the canister.

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Remove the canister by lifting it out.
  • Remove the canister by lifting it out.

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Find and remove the four 21.5mm screws on the bottom that hold the base plate on using a T15 Torx bit.
  • Find and remove the four 21.5mm screws on the bottom that hold the base plate on using a T15 Torx bit.

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Locate and remove the 21mm screws for each wheel on the ball using a T15 Torx bit.
  • Locate and remove the 21mm screws for each wheel on the ball using a T15 Torx bit.

  • Remove Plastic Disc

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Locate and remove the five 22mm screws on each side of the ball that keep the plastic enclosure together using a T15 Torx bit.
  • Locate and remove the five 22mm screws on each side of the ball that keep the plastic enclosure together using a T15 Torx bit.

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Remove the bottom half of the plastic sphere to reveal the motor.
  • Remove the bottom half of the plastic sphere to reveal the motor.

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Carefully slide the motor out of its housing in the ball. Cut the two wires near the side of the motor using wire cutters.
  • Carefully slide the motor out of its housing in the ball.

  • Cut the two wires near the side of the motor using wire cutters.

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  • Install the new motor by splicing in the wires.

  • Watch this video by NJprepper321 on how to splice together wires if you are unsure on how to do this.

  • Make sure to match the wires on the motor with the correct wires in the vacuum.

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Conclusion

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

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