Introduction

Without properly functioning wheels, the Braava will have a difficult time navigating. This will lead to inefficient sweeping or mopping. This guide will show how to replace the Braava's wheels.

Image 1/1: The battery cover is located in the center of the device in between both wheels.
  • Flip your device over and locate the battery cover.

    • The battery cover is located in the center of the device in between both wheels.

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Image 1/1: The screw does not remove, it stays attached to the cover.
  • Using a Flathead #4 screwdriver, gently turn the 12mm screw that holds the battery cover in.

    • The screw does not remove, it stays attached to the cover.

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Image 1/2: To remove the battery, pull it straight up. To disconnect the cable, gently pull it straight out of the connector. Image 2/2: To reinstall the cable, hold it near the end and gently push it in the connector.
  • Gently remove the battery from the tray and disconnect the battery cable.

    • To remove the battery, pull it straight up. To disconnect the cable, gently pull it straight out of the connector.

  • To reinstall the cable, hold it near the end and gently push it in the connector.

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Image 1/1: Remove the four 10mm Phillips #2 screws that attach the shell.
  • With the battery removed, rotate your device so the front of it is facing you.

  • Remove the four 10mm Phillips #2 screws that attach the shell.

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Image 1/2: Starting from the front, gently lift up the shell and slowly tilt back until it is  fully removed. Image 2/2: Starting from the front, gently lift up the shell and slowly tilt back until it is  fully removed.
  • Using both hands, hold the device together while you flip it over.

  • Starting from the front, gently lift up the shell and slowly tilt back until it is fully removed.

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Image 1/3: The cover should come off as soon as you hear a 'click' sound. Image 2/3: When replacing the cover, align the notches on the cover just to the right of the ones on the wheel. Image 3/3: When replacing the cover, align the notches on the cover just to the right of the ones on the wheel.
  • To remove the wheel covers, hold the wheel in place with one hand while turning the cover clock-wise with the other.

    • The cover should come off as soon as you hear a 'click' sound.

  • When replacing the cover, align the notches on the cover just to the right of the ones on the wheel.

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Image 1/3: To ensure the clip does not fly off, place your hand over the wheel to cover it as you remove the clip. Image 2/3: To ensure the clip does not fly off, place your hand over the wheel to cover it as you remove the clip. Image 3/3: To ensure the clip does not fly off, place your hand over the wheel to cover it as you remove the clip.
  • Using a small Flathead screwdriver, remove the small black clip in the center of the wheel.

    • To ensure the clip does not fly off, place your hand over the wheel to cover it as you remove the clip.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to lose the two small chrome pieces located on each side of the wheel. Image 2/3: Be careful not to lose the two small chrome pieces located on each side of the wheel. Image 3/3: Be careful not to lose the two small chrome pieces located on each side of the wheel.
  • Once the small black clip is removed, the wheel should come off by gently pulling on it.

    • Be careful not to lose the two small chrome pieces located on each side of the wheel.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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