Introduction

The MiP communicates with playful sounds. A malfunctioning speaker will greatly diminish the user experience. Use this guide to replace the speaker in your WowWee MiP robot.

Remove the three 12.0 mm Phillips # 2 screws from the battery cover. Remove the three 12.0 mm Phillips # 2 screws from the battery cover.
  • Remove the three 12.0 mm Phillips # 2 screws from the battery cover.

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Carefully pull the battery pack from the robot. Remove the batteries from the battery pack.
  • Carefully pull the battery pack from the robot.

  • Remove the batteries from the battery pack.

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Use a metal spudger to carefully pry off the hubcap without marring the plastic wheel or hubcap. This plastic material is not replaceable. Any damage will be noticeable.
  • Use a metal spudger to carefully pry off the hubcap without marring the plastic wheel or hubcap.

  • This plastic material is not replaceable. Any damage will be noticeable.

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Remove the 12.0 mm Phillips #2 screw. Hold the wheel in place, or it will rotate as you attempt to remove the screw.
  • Remove the 12.0 mm Phillips #2 screw.

  • Hold the wheel in place, or it will rotate as you attempt to remove the screw.

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Pull the wheel off of the square axle.
  • Pull the wheel off of the square axle.

  • Do not use excessive force while removing the wheel. Pulling too hard on the wheel can damage the axle.

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Remove the eight  9.3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back of the robot. Remove the eight  9.3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back of the robot.
  • Remove the eight 9.3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back of the robot.

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Remove the arms from the body. Carefully open the body compartment. Open the compartment slowly. There are wires connecting the two body pieces together. If pulled too hard, the wires and/or the motherboard  could be damaged.
  • Remove the arms from the body.

  • Carefully open the body compartment.

  • Open the compartment slowly. There are wires connecting the two body pieces together. If pulled too hard, the wires and/or the motherboard could be damaged.

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Using precision tweezers, disconnect the following three bundles of wires:
  • Using precision tweezers, disconnect the following three bundles of wires:

  • Connecting the battery pack to the motherboard.

  • Connecting the power switch to the motherboard.

  • Connecting the speaker to the motherboard.

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Remove the two 7.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the speaker bracket in place. Remove the two 7.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the speaker bracket in place.
  • Remove the two 7.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the speaker bracket in place.

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Remove the plastic bracket covering the speaker.
  • Remove the plastic bracket covering the speaker.

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Gently remove the speaker from the MiP.
  • Gently remove the speaker from the MiP.

  • During reassembly, be sure to place the speaker in the same position.

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Conclusion

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

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