Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace a faulty laser.

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  • Grab the rear bumper with both hands on either side.

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  • Gently pull the bumper down and back at an even pace.

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  • Looking from above, remove the two 11mm screws with a torx T10 screwdriver.

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  • Begin by placing the robot on it's back and removing the six 11m screws using a Torx T10 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: When removing the top, before you can completely take it off you must unplug the LCD power cable from the motherboard. Image 2/3: When removing the top, before you can completely take it off you must unplug the LCD power cable from the motherboard. Image 3/3: When removing the top, before you can completely take it off you must unplug the LCD power cable from the motherboard.
  • To remove the top, you must press in both of the clamps at the same time and push upwards.

  • When removing the top, before you can completely take it off you must unplug the LCD power cable from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Unplug the clip located on the right side before completely removing. Image 2/3: Unplug the clip located on the right side before completely removing. Image 3/3: Unplug the clip located on the right side before completely removing.
  • Lift gently upon the top panel.

  • Unplug the clip located on the right side before completely removing.

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Image 1/3: Locate and unscrew the four 12 mm screws located in the black cap with the phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Lift the black cap to reveal the laser. Image 3/3: Lift the black cap to reveal the laser.
  • This black cap spins so may need a hand when unscrewing the screws.

  • Locate and unscrew the four 12 mm screws located in the black cap with the phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Lift the black cap to reveal the laser.

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Image 1/3: Gently pull back on the gold laser to remove it from the socket. Image 2/3: Unplug the mini LCU clip by gently pulling up and remove the laser. Image 3/3: Unplug the mini LCU clip by gently pulling up and remove the laser.
  • There are two loosely secured black blinders on both the laser and sensor.

  • Gently pull back on the gold laser to remove it from the socket.

  • Unplug the mini LCU clip by gently pulling up and remove the laser.

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Conclusion

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

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