Introduction

Step by Step instructions to replace Neato Botvac 65 wheel motors.

Image 1/2: Locate the two (2) 20mm screws on the batttery plate. Image 2/2: Locate the two (2) 20mm screws on the batttery plate.
  • Flip the device upside down.

  • Locate the two (2) 20mm screws on the batttery plate.

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  • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to loosen both screws.

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  • Remove the battery back plate to reveal the battery.

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  • Disconnect the current battery by pulling the connector from the base and pushing on the clip.

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  • Flip the device upside down.

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  • Use the screwdriver to take off the four (4) 10mm screws located near the brush which secure the plastic guard.

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Image 1/2: Pull off the plastic covering the brush. Image 2/2: Pull off the plastic covering the brush.
  • Remove the plastic brush guard.

  • Pull off the plastic covering the brush.

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  • Lift the brush to clean or replace.

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Image 1/1: Locate the six (6) screw connected to the top cover.
  • Flip device upside down.

  • Locate the six (6) screw connected to the top cover.

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  • Remove eight (8) star screws using the T10 bit.

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  • Pull off one side of the brush front cover, and then pull off the other.

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Image 1/1: FInd the two clips connecting the top cover to the body of the device.
  • Flip right side up and turn around.

  • FInd the two clips connecting the top cover to the body of the device.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the connector from  the motherboard to detach the top cover from the robot. Image 2/2: Disconnect the connector from  the motherboard to detach the top cover from the robot.
  • Lift up on the top cover gently.

  • Disconnect the connector from the motherboard to detach the top cover from the robot.

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Image 1/3: Carefully place the sensor on or near the robot without pulling the wires out. Image 2/3: Carefully place the sensor on or near the robot without pulling the wires out. Image 3/3: Carefully place the sensor on or near the robot without pulling the wires out.
  • Remove four (4) 10mm 'star' screws using the T10 bit from the base plate where the rotating infrared sensor is located.

  • Carefully place the sensor on or near the robot without pulling the wires out.

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Image 1/1: Pull up on the metal weight to remove.
  • Remove two (2) screws using the T10 bit that connects the plastic protector over the wheel motor.

  • Pull up on the metal weight to remove.

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Image 1/2: Using a flat-head screw driver and a cloth for protection, press on the clips until they recede into the botvac. Image 2/2: Using a flat-head screw driver and a cloth for protection, press on the clips until they recede into the botvac.
  • Flip the botvac over being careful not to drop the IR sensor or cause damage to the wires.

  • Using a flat-head screw driver and a cloth for protection, press on the clips until they recede into the botvac.

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Image 1/2: Carefully remove the plastic cover that protects the motor. Image 2/2: Carefully remove the plastic cover that protects the motor.
  • Flip the robot back over(right-side up).

  • Carefully remove the plastic cover that protects the motor.

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Image 1/3: Trace the wires that are connected to the motor back to the motherboard. Image 2/3: Disconnect the connector from the motherboard for the respective motor you're replacing. Image 3/3: Disconnect the connector from the motherboard for the respective motor you're replacing.
  • Carefully remove the motor that you wish to replace.

  • Trace the wires that are connected to the motor back to the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the connector from the motherboard for the respective motor you're replacing.

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Conclusion

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

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