Introduction

Using a Phillips head screwdriver, this tutorial will show you how to open bObi Pet and replace the disinfecting UV lamp.

The video version of this tutorial is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58P04Sti...

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 UV lamp connects to bObi Pet’s left side. Remove the small, red-and-black-wired circuit plug, and break off any glue holding it in place.
  • The UV lamp connects to bObi Pet’s left side.

  • Remove the small, red-and-black-wired circuit plug, and break off any glue holding it in place.

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Remove the 2 screws on the black circuit cover. Lift the black cover up to expose the small circuit board for bObi Pet’s UV lamp. Then, slide the circuit board up to remove.
  • Remove the 2 screws on the black circuit cover.

  • Lift the black cover up to expose the small circuit board for bObi Pet’s UV lamp.

  • Then, slide the circuit board up to remove.

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Next, remove the 2 screws on the UV lamp. Gently push the UV lamp out of its spot from underneath. Then, lift out the whole lamp, including the cover plate.
  • Next, remove the 2 screws on the UV lamp.

  • Gently push the UV lamp out of its spot from underneath.

  • Then, lift out the whole lamp, including the cover plate.

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Lay the replacement lamp in the empty space. Place the cover plate in first, then the lightbulb on top. Once the lamp lies flat, install its 2 screws. Once the lamp lies flat, install its 2 screws.
  • Lay the replacement lamp in the empty space. Place the cover plate in first, then the lightbulb on top.

  • Once the lamp lies flat, install its 2 screws.

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Slide the new circuit board down into its holder and replace the black cover. Be sure to tuck the lamp’s wires through the indentations at the bottom of the cover before installing its 2 screws. Be sure to tuck the lamp’s wires through the indentations at the bottom of the cover before installing its 2 screws.
  • Slide the new circuit board down into its holder and replace the black cover.

  • Be sure to tuck the lamp’s wires through the indentations at the bottom of the cover before installing its 2 screws.

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Attach the lamp's circuit plug to the main board and you'll be ready to close bObi Pet's cover. See this guide for help re-assembling bObi Pet: Assemble bObi Pet Post-Repair
  • Attach the lamp's circuit plug to the main board and you'll be ready to close bObi Pet's cover.

  • See this guide for help re-assembling bObi Pet: Assemble bObi Pet Post-Repair

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Conclusion

To put bObi Pet back together, refer to this guide: Assemble bObi Pet Post-Repair

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