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Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement

What you need

  1. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement, Back Panels of Neato XV-21: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the Neato on its back so the bottom is exposed

    • Unscrew the seven screws.

  2. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the panels to reveal the batteries, brush and fan

    • There should be little to no resistance during this step, do not continue if the pieces do not separate easily

  3. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • The Neato's core components are now exposed and ready to be cleaned and/or replaced.

  4. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement, Battery: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Pinch and pull the white connector to disconnect the battery from the device

    • Failure to complete this step could cause electric shock or later complications

    • Lift and remove the battery from the cavity

    • If replacing the battery, make sure to use proper disposal methods.

  5. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement, Fan: step 5, image 1 of 2 Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement, Fan: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Pinch the white connectors to disconnect the fan from the robot, as previously done with the batteries

    • Once the wires are disconnected lift the fan from the cavity

  6. Neato XV-21 Fan Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Once the fan has been removed you can take a damp cloth and clean the cavity before attaching the new device


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

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