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Introduction

Vacuum does not power on even after the battery has been replaced? The motherboard may be defective. Follow this guide on how to change it for a new one!

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  1. Flip the vacuum over so that the wheels are facing you. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four 10mm screws that surround the battery cover.
    • Flip the vacuum over so that the wheels are facing you.

    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four 10mm screws that surround the battery cover.

  2. Lift up the battery cover to reveal the battery.
    • Lift up the battery cover to reveal the battery.

    • Remove the battery.

  3. Remove the eight 10 mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the eight 10 mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the eight 10 mm Phillips #1 screws.
    • Remove the eight 10 mm Phillips #1 screws.

  4. Hold the front bumper and pull it off. It requires a lot of force to pull the bumper off. It requires a lot of force to pull the bumper off.
    • Hold the front bumper and pull it off.

    • It requires a lot of force to pull the bumper off.

  5. Pry off the back bumper by going around the entire top of the bumper with the metal spudger. Pry off the back bumper by going around the entire top of the bumper with the metal spudger. Pry off the back bumper by going around the entire top of the bumper with the metal spudger.
    • Pry off the back bumper by going around the entire top of the bumper with the metal spudger.

  6. To access the motherboard entirely, lift the top portion of the vacuum off. To access the motherboard entirely, lift the top portion of the vacuum off. To access the motherboard entirely, lift the top portion of the vacuum off.
    • To access the motherboard entirely, lift the top portion of the vacuum off.

  7. Locate the four main 10mm screws on the underside of the motherboard.
    • Locate the four main 10mm screws on the underside of the motherboard.

  8. Use a Phillip's #1 screwdriver to unscrew and remove the four 10 mm screws. Use a Phillip's #1 screwdriver to unscrew and remove the four 10 mm screws.
    • Use a Phillip's #1 screwdriver to unscrew and remove the four 10 mm screws.

  9. Pinch the two tabs together, shown here, to loosen the motherboard out of the vacuum. Lightly pull on the USB connector shown to lift the motherboard out. Lightly pull on the USB connector shown to lift the motherboard out.
    • Pinch the two tabs together, shown here, to loosen the motherboard out of the vacuum.

    • Lightly pull on the USB connector shown to lift the motherboard out.

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