Introduction

This DIY repair can be done in a few minutes with just a Phillips head screwdriver and a new power switch. Here you'll learn how to open and close bObi Pet, as well as replace the power switch and inlet.

You can also follow the video guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PEyz9em...

Image 1/3: Next, remove bObi Pet's dustbin. Grip the small tab on the back of the bin, and pull to remove. Image 2/3: Next, remove bObi Pet's dustbin. Grip the small tab on the back of the bin, and pull to remove. Image 3/3: Next, remove bObi Pet's dustbin. Grip the small tab on the back of the bin, and pull to remove.
  • Before we get started, turn bObi Pet OFF and flip her over onto a flat surface.

  • Next, remove bObi Pet's dustbin. Grip the small tab on the back of the bin, and pull to remove.

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Image 1/2: The wheel will pop out and you will see two screws beneath it. Image 2/2: There is a larger screw set deeper in the wheel compartment. Use the screwdriver to remove it.
  • Grip the front wheel and pull straight up, using the screwdriver for leverage.

  • The wheel will pop out and you will see two screws beneath it.

  • There is a larger screw set deeper in the wheel compartment. Use the screwdriver to remove it.

  • Remember to keep all screws and parts removed from bObi Pet safely aside during the repair. They may be needed for re-assembly.

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Image 1/3: Grip the brush compartment and pull down to reveal two screws on a red fastener. Image 2/3: Remove them with the screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove them with the screwdriver.
  • Remove the screws on both sides of bObi Pet’s dustbin. Then, remove the corner pieces that were held down by the screws.

  • Grip the brush compartment and pull down to reveal two screws on a red fastener.

  • Remove them with the screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Remove the 4 screws located beneath the brush compartment. Image 2/3: Remove the 4 screws located beneath the brush compartment. Image 3/3: Remove the 4 screws located beneath the brush compartment.
  • Pull the brush compartment up until the fastener is freed from bObi Pet. Then, detach the brush compartment's circuit plug and set it aside.

  • Remove the 4 screws located beneath the brush compartment.

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Image 1/2: Remove the fastener and set it aside for reassembly. Image 2/2: The cover is no longer secured, so carefully flip bObi Pet onto her wheels.
  • Remove the 2 screws on the dustbin’s red fastener.

  • Remove the fastener and set it aside for reassembly.

  • The cover is no longer secured, so carefully flip bObi Pet onto her wheels.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two circuit plugs connecting the lid to the mainboard. Image 2/3: bObi Pet's cover is entirely separated, and you may now access any of her internal parts for replacement. Image 3/3: bObi Pet's cover is entirely separated, and you may now access any of her internal parts for replacement.
  • Lift the cover to reveal the main board underneath.

  • Remove the two circuit plugs connecting the lid to the mainboard.

  • bObi Pet's cover is entirely separated, and you may now access any of her internal parts for replacement.

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Image 1/3: Press the small white tab on the circuit plug, then pull yo detach it from the mainboard. Image 2/3: Slide the switch up out of its holders. Image 3/3: Slide the switch up out of its holders.
  • The power switch is located on bObi Pet’s right side, behind the right wheel.

  • Press the small white tab on the circuit plug, then pull yo detach it from the mainboard.

  • Slide the switch up out of its holders.

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Image 1/3: Attach the circuit plug to the mainboard securely, and you're ready to start closing bObi Pet. Image 2/3: See the guide for closing bObi Pet here: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Assemble+bObi+Pet+Post-Repair/64805 Image 3/3: See the guide for closing bObi Pet here: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Assemble+bObi+Pet+Post-Repair/64805
  • Slide the replacement switch straight down into the holders on bObi Pet.

  • Attach the circuit plug to the mainboard securely, and you're ready to start closing bObi Pet.

  • See the guide for closing bObi Pet here: Assemble bObi Pet Post-Repair

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, see the guide for assembling bObi Pet after any internal repair:

Assemble bObi Pet Post-Repair

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