Introduction

The bumper sensors on bObsweep Standard and Pethair models are essential in directing movements and determining Bob's distance from obstacles.

Video tutorial:

Parts

No parts required.

Video Overview

Flip Bob over and remove the 7 screws around which hold the cover together. Remove the main brush. Unscrew the holder, and lift the brush out. Reminder: Keep this screw separate from the others so you can use it later to reinstall. Depending on your model, there may be only 6 screws installed on bObsweep.
  • Flip Bob over and remove the 7 screws around which hold the cover together.

    • Remove the main brush. Unscrew the holder, and lift the brush out. Reminder: Keep this screw separate from the others so you can use it later to reinstall.

    • Depending on your model, there may be only 6 screws installed on bObsweep.

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There are two screw holes inside the brush compartment: one in the centre, one on the left end. Remove both and keep aside for reassembly. There are five more screws around bObsweep's edges. Two are installed at the top and bottom, and one on the right end of the main brush. There are five more screws around bObsweep's edges. Two are installed at the top and bottom, and one on the right end of the main brush.
  • There are two screw holes inside the brush compartment: one in the centre, one on the left end. Remove both and keep aside for reassembly.

  • There are five more screws around bObsweep's edges. Two are installed at the top and bottom, and one on the right end of the main brush.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Flip bOb back over so you can see the screen. Lift the cover up to reveal bObsweep’s main board. Detach the power inlet from the cover. Grip and slide it out.
  • Flip bOb back over so you can see the screen. Lift the cover up to reveal bObsweep’s main board.

  • Detach the power inlet from the cover. Grip and slide it out.

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Remove three circuit plugs from the motherboard. Pinch the small white tab on the side of each circuit plug and pull straight up to release each from the motherboard. 1. On the bottom left corner: a small connector with red, black and white wires.
  • Remove three circuit plugs from the motherboard. Pinch the small white tab on the side of each circuit plug and pull straight up to release each from the motherboard.

    • 1. On the bottom left corner: a small connector with red, black and white wires.

    • 2. One thick white wire that attaches on the right side of the previous connector.

    • 3. On the top edge of bOb’s motherboard: a wide multicoloured connector.

  • Place the cover aside and begin your repair.

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There are two sensors that touch the inside of bOb’s bumper wired to one another as well as one circuit plug. To remove these , uninstall the two screws holding them in place. Then, lift each sensor up. To remove these , uninstall the two screws holding them in place. Then, lift each sensor up.
  • There are two sensors that touch the inside of bOb’s bumper wired to one another as well as one circuit plug.

  • To remove these , uninstall the two screws holding them in place. Then, lift each sensor up.

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Place your new sensors in the open spaces. Make sure you place the sensor with the red wire on the left side when bOb’s cover is upside down. The black wired sensor should be on the right side during the repair.
  • Place your new sensors in the open spaces.

  • Make sure you place the sensor with the red wire on the left side when bOb’s cover is upside down.

  • The black wired sensor should be on the right side during the repair.

  • Replace the screws in the innermost holes. Then follow the guide for Closing bObsweep's cover after repair

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in: Closing bObsweep's cover after repair

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