Introduction

The how-to guide for opening bObi and replacing her UV lamp. For instructions on closing bObi when the replacement is complete, refer to Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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 UV lamp attaches to the right side of bObi’s main board. Remove the circuit plug, and break off any glue holding it in place. The UV lamp attaches to the right side of bObi’s main board. Remove the circuit plug, and break off any glue holding it in place.
  • The UV lamp attaches to the right side of bObi’s main board. Remove the circuit plug, and break off any glue holding it in place.

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Remove four more screws. Two found on the UV lamp's circuit board cover and two more holding the actual lamp on bObi. Lift the cover up to expose the circuit board. Slide the UV lamp's circuit board up to remove it from the holders on bObi. Then lift the whole lamp out.
  • Remove four more screws. Two found on the UV lamp's circuit board cover and two more holding the actual lamp on bObi.

  • Lift the cover up to expose the circuit board.

  • Slide the UV lamp's circuit board up to remove it from the holders on bObi. Then lift the whole lamp out.

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Lay the lamp down and reinstall the two screws securing it on bObi. Slide the circuit board of the new UV lamp down into its holders inside bObi. Slide the circuit board of the new UV lamp down into its holders inside bObi.
  • Lay the lamp down and reinstall the two screws securing it on bObi.

  • Slide the circuit board of the new UV lamp down into its holders inside bObi.

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Replace the circuit board’s cover and screws. Make sure the wires for the UV lamp and its circuit plug sit in the indentations of the circuit board cover. Attach the circuit plug to the main board and you’ll be ready to close the cover. Instructions on closing bObi can be found in the guide: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair Attach the circuit plug to the main board and you’ll be ready to close the cover. Instructions on closing bObi can be found in the guide: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair
  • Replace the circuit board’s cover and screws. Make sure the wires for the UV lamp and its circuit plug sit in the indentations of the circuit board cover.

  • Attach the circuit plug to the main board and you’ll be ready to close the cover. Instructions on closing bObi can be found in the guide: Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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Conclusion

For instructions on closing bObi when the replacement is complete, refer to Closing bObi's Cover Post-Repair

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