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...

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. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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. 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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Remove the 2 screws on the dustbin’s red fastener. Remove the fastener and set it aside for reassembly.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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
  • 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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