Introduction

Directions for opening bObi and removing the touch sensor strip under the bumper pads. For help closing bObi, see 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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The sensor strips underneath bObi's 80 exterior touch sensors are attached to the cover circuit board by two wires, one red one white. The circuit plug on the left communicates with bObi's right half of touch sensors.
  • The sensor strips underneath bObi's 80 exterior touch sensors are attached to the cover circuit board by two wires, one red one white.

  • The circuit plug on the left communicates with bObi's right half of touch sensors.

  • The plug on the right controls bObi's left half of touch sensors.

  • Remove the appropriate touch sensor's circuit plug from the cover's circuit board.

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Feed both wires towards the end of the bumper. Continue along the inside edge of the bumper until the wires are unhooked from each holder. Then, pull both out from the post at the bumper's edge.
  • Feed both wires towards the end of the bumper.

  • Continue along the inside edge of the bumper until the wires are unhooked from each holder.

  • Then, pull both out from the post at the bumper's edge.

  • Pull each wire to the side to disconnect it from the touch sensor adapter.

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Plug in the white wire to the bottom touch strip connector, and the red one on top. Tuck the wires behind the white post at the end of the bumper. Then, feed them back through the hooks. Tuck the wires behind the white post at the end of the bumper. Then, feed them back through the hooks.
  • Plug in the white wire to the bottom touch strip connector, and the red one on top.

  • Tuck the wires behind the white post at the end of the bumper. Then, feed them back through the hooks.

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Firmly press the circuit plug for the replacement sensor in to the open space. To put bObi back together, follow the steps in the reassembly guide: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair
  • Firmly press the circuit plug for the replacement sensor in to the open space.

  • To put bObi back together, follow the steps in the reassembly guide: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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Conclusion

For instructions on how to reassemble bObi's cover, check out the guide Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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