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Introduction

Replace the left wheel of your POWERbot. This can be done to resolve a persistent error code (C 02) and/or to simply eliminate movement issues.

  1. Turn off the emergency switch located at the bottom right of the POWERbot. Turn off the emergency switch located at the bottom right of the POWERbot.
    • Turn off the emergency switch located at the bottom right of the POWERbot.

  2. Insert the plastic opening tool under the black cover, near the Samsung logo on the back of the device, and partially pry open. Insert the plastic opening tool under the black cover, near the Samsung logo on the back of the device, and partially pry open.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool under the black cover, near the Samsung logo on the back of the device, and partially pry open.

  3. Slide the plastic opening tool to the left, remaining under the black cover, until two left side pins have been detached. Then slide the plastic opening tool to the right until two right side pins have been detached. Grab the two clips near the front of the black cover, on in front of each wheel. Pull the clips away from the wheels.
    • Slide the plastic opening tool to the left, remaining under the black cover, until two left side pins have been detached. Then slide the plastic opening tool to the right until two right side pins have been detached.

    • Grab the two clips near the front of the black cover, on in front of each wheel. Pull the clips away from the wheels.

  4. Remove the black cover. Remove the black cover. Remove the black cover.
    • Remove the black cover.

  5. Insert the plastic opening tool under copper-colored cover, under the words "CycloneForce," and pry open, applying a small rotation, until the two pins are released . Grab the underside of the cover and lift upwards while pushing forward until the cover pops off.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool under copper-colored cover, under the words "CycloneForce," and pry open, applying a small rotation, until the two pins are released .

    • Grab the underside of the cover and lift upwards while pushing forward until the cover pops off.

  6. Remove the three 6mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes near the back of the device. Remove the three 6mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes near the back of the device.
    • Remove the three 6mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes near the back of the device.

  7. Remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in the hole that was under the copper-colored vacuum cover. Remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in the hole that was under the copper-colored vacuum cover.
    • Remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in the hole that was under the copper-colored vacuum cover.

  8. Flip the device over and remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in front of the left (from this perspective, right) wheel. Flip the device over and remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in front of the left (from this perspective, right) wheel.
    • Flip the device over and remove the 6mm Phillips #1 screw in front of the left (from this perspective, right) wheel.

  9. Detach the wider circuit connector by pressing down gently on the left end of the clip and pulling the connector out. Pull the connector out by the top and bottom of the white piece and not by the wires.
    • Detach the wider circuit connector by pressing down gently on the left end of the clip and pulling the connector out.

    • Pull the connector out by the top and bottom of the white piece and not by the wires.

  10. Remove the top chassis from the POWERbot by grabbing the wheel covers and lifting upwards. Remove the top chassis from the POWERbot by grabbing the wheel covers and lifting upwards.
    • Remove the top chassis from the POWERbot by grabbing the wheel covers and lifting upwards.

  11. Remove the two 5mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes closest to the left wheel. Remove the two 5mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes closest to the left wheel.
    • Remove the two 5mm Phillips #1 screws in the holes closest to the left wheel.

  12. Detach the top-most circuit connector on the left side by pressing down gently on the left end of the clip and pulling the connector out. Pull the connector out by the top and bottom of the white piece and not by the wires.
    • Detach the top-most circuit connector on the left side by pressing down gently on the left end of the clip and pulling the connector out.

    • Pull the connector out by the top and bottom of the white piece and not by the wires.

  13. Remove the driving wheel assembly from the POWERbot by grabbing the wheel and lifting upwards.
    • Remove the driving wheel assembly from the POWERbot by grabbing the wheel and lifting upwards.

Conclusion

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

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Kyle Chin

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4 Comments

Thanks for the info but can you tell me where I can get the wheel assembly as I think the motor has burned out. Thanks

Stephen Rawlings - Reply

Thank you so much :) … You helped me save all the money that I have spent on the Samsung Powerbot as I thought there is no way to fix it !

Can't Thank you enough Kyle ;)

shiraku gori - Reply

Thanks for your information, also I would like to find the spare parts of wheel assembly . Can you recommend me for seller and prices?

October 23, 2018

Narit pukkapan

Rubber Tree - Reply

Thank you for the usefull instructions. The problem was the wheel engine broken. I’ve been surprised that it was not brushless. Now I will try to fix it. Have a nice time

David - Reply

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