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

Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: Uninstall the larger screw that sits deeper in the wheel compartment.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Uninstall the 2 screws close to the bin and 2 smaller screws above her main brushes. Image 2/3: Uninstall the 2 screws close to the bin and 2 smaller screws above her main brushes. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Remove the two screws on the dustbin contact point holder inside bObi. Image 2/3: There are 4 screws beneath the main brushes. Uninstall these, and open bObi up to expose her main circuit board. Image 3/3: 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.

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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.

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Image 1/3: Lift the cover up to expose the circuit board. Image 2/3: Slide the UV lamp's circuit board up to remove it from the holders on bObi. Then lift the whole lamp out. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Slide the circuit board of the new UV lamp down into its holders inside bObi. Image 2/3: Slide the circuit board of the new UV lamp down into its holders inside bObi. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: 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: [guide|29446] Image 2/3: 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: [guide|29446] Image 3/3: 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: [guide|29446]
  • 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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