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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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