Introduction

This guide will show you where to unscrew, how to split the device apart, and then how to disconnect a failing battery from the rest of the interior electronics.

Image 1/2: Unscrew the 13.87 mm screw. Image 2/2: Unscrew the 13.87 mm screw.
  • Unscrew seven 17.95 mm screws on the side of the device.

  • Unscrew the 13.87 mm screw.

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Image 1/1: If there is a sticker, peel it back from either half of the device.
  • Find the sticker on the back of the device. It may have already been removed.

  • If there is a sticker, peel it back from either half of the device.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Firmly, but carefully grip each half of the case and split it open.

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  • Remove the silver-colored battery cap from the top of the battery.

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Image 1/1: Remove the second silver-colored battery cap from the bottom of the interior of the device.
  • Lift the attached battery from the device and place it on the surface.

  • Remove the second silver-colored battery cap from the bottom of the interior of the device.

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Image 1/1: While pressure is being applied to the lock, pull the black wire away from the battery.
  • Using the spudger, apply pressure to the lock on the black wire attachment.

  • While pressure is being applied to the lock, pull the black wire away from the battery.

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Image 1/2: While pressure is being applied to the lock, pull the red wire away from the battery. Image 2/2: When installing the new battery, you do not need to press down on the locks. Simply plug the wires into the appropriate sockets on the new battery.
  • Using the spudger, apply pressure to the lock on the red wire attachment.

  • While pressure is being applied to the lock, pull the red wire away from the battery.

  • When installing the new battery, you do not need to press down on the locks. Simply plug the wires into the appropriate sockets on the new battery.

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Conclusion

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

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This seems very easy. Will try amd make an update

eli3danimator - Reply

This was helpful but my swiffer vacuum had a plastic chassis for the battery and I had to remove the circuit board as well to route the wires on my replacement battery as they were not is the same places as the factory battery.

lillysilbert - Reply

Where do you purchase the batteries

deniseward640 - Reply

Where do you purchase the batteries?

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