Introduction

For assistance putting bObi back together, follow the guide on closing bObi: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove bObi’s front wheel to access one of the screws holding bObi together. Make sure the wheel is turned closer to bObi's front touch sensors. Use your screwdriver for leverage, and the wheel will pop up and out.
  • Remove bObi’s front wheel to access one of the screws holding bObi together.

  • Make sure the wheel is turned closer to bObi's front touch sensors. Use your screwdriver for leverage, and the wheel will pop up and out.

  • Uninstall the larger screw that sits deeper in the wheel compartment.

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Remove bObi's dustbin. Uninstall the 2 screws close to the bin and 2 smaller screws above her main brushes. Uninstall the 2 screws close to the bin and 2 smaller screws above her main brushes.
  • Remove bObi's dustbin.

  • Uninstall the 2 screws close to the bin and 2 smaller screws above her main brushes.

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Lift the brush holder. To detach completely, unplug it from bObi. Remove the two screws on the dustbin contact point holder inside bObi. There are 4 screws beneath the main brushes. Uninstall these, and open bObi up to expose her main circuit board.
  • Lift the brush holder. To detach completely, unplug it from bObi.

  • Remove the two screws on the dustbin contact point holder inside bObi.

  • There are 4 screws beneath the main brushes. Uninstall these, and open bObi up to expose her main circuit board.

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Detach the two circuit plugs connecting bObi's cover to the main board and the cover will be completely removed. Detach the two circuit plugs connecting bObi's cover to the main board and the cover will be completely removed. Detach the two circuit plugs connecting bObi's cover to the main board and the cover will be completely removed.
  • Detach the two circuit plugs connecting bObi's cover to the main board and the cover will be completely removed.

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All of bObi’s wall detection sensors are plugged in to a small circuit board on the underside of the cover. Refer to bObi’s check up test in order to determine which sensor is in need of repair. Then, remove the two screws holding it on the front bumper. Refer to bObi’s check up test in order to determine which sensor is in need of repair. Then, remove the two screws holding it on the front bumper.
  • All of bObi’s wall detection sensors are plugged in to a small circuit board on the underside of the cover.

  • Refer to bObi’s check up test in order to determine which sensor is in need of repair. Then, remove the two screws holding it on the front bumper.

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You will be able to push the sensor from the inside of the cover, so it pops out of its place on the bumper. Unplug the appropriate circuit plug from the cover's circuit board.
  • You will be able to push the sensor from the inside of the cover, so it pops out of its place on the bumper.

  • Unplug the appropriate circuit plug from the cover's circuit board.

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Unhook the wires from the holders on the inside of the bumper. Feed the circuit plug and its wires through the open space in bObi’s bumper. Feed the circuit plug and its wires through the open space in bObi’s bumper.
  • Unhook the wires from the holders on the inside of the bumper.

  • Feed the circuit plug and its wires through the open space in bObi’s bumper.

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Put the circuit plug for your replacement part through the obstacle detection sensor’s open slot. Place the actual sensor in its space on the bumper and install the two screws which secure it to bObi. Place the actual sensor in its space on the bumper and install the two screws which secure it to bObi.
  • Put the circuit plug for your replacement part through the obstacle detection sensor’s open slot.

  • Place the actual sensor in its space on the bumper and install the two screws which secure it to bObi.

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Feed the wires for the sensor's circuit plug back through the hooks on bObi's bumper. Then, plug it into the empty spot on bObi’s cover circuit board.
  • Feed the wires for the sensor's circuit plug back through the hooks on bObi's bumper.

  • Then, plug it into the empty spot on bObi’s cover circuit board.

  • To finish off this repair, follow the closing bObi manual: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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Conclusion

To reassemble bObi, refer to the Closing bObi Guide.

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