Introduction

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

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

    pull the free bottom corners out a bit to free the catches

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  2. Gently pull the bumper down and back at an even pace.
    • 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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    • 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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    • Lift gently upon the top panel.

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

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    • 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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    • 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.

    Where did you buy a new gold laser?

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    This is my question too!

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Conclusion

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

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lol. You don’t need to open it to replace the laser. The top is a clip on. Just pull it and remove 4 screws.

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where do you buy the replacement laser?

Nancy Butler - Reply

I too would like to know where he got a replacement laser.

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where do I buy a replacement laser?

bjurgensen79@gmail.com

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Where do I buy a replacement laser?

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