Introduction

Soldering skills are required.

  1. Open the garage door by sliding both of the release buttons away from you.
    • Open the garage door by sliding both of the release buttons away from you.

    • Lift off the garage door.

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  2. Remove the plastic screw covering using a metal spudger by pushing the sharp side into the crevice and prying the cover out.
    • Remove the plastic screw covering using a metal spudger by pushing the sharp side into the crevice and prying the cover out.

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    • Turn the T10 Security Torx screwdriver counterclockwise to remove the 15mm screw.

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    • Use the iFixit Opening Tool to pry the side of the vacuum open.

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    • Remove the side component with your hands.

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    • Remove the four 15 mm T10 screws on the underside of the vacuum.

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    • Using the plastic spudger, pry the back seam of the top component to pop it off the vacuum.

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    • Remove one 15mm T10 screw from the inside left of the base of the vacuum to access the motherboard.

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    • Using the nylon spudger, place the curved side under the motherboard.

    • Gently pry the motherboard out of the base of the vacuum.

    • Do not use your fingers to take out the motherboard, as the bottom can be sharp.

    • The motherboard will still be connected to the base with wires.

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    • Desolder the motherboard wires using wire cutters.

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Conclusion

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

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