Introduction

If your iRobot Mint is having trouble moving, this guide will show you how to take it apart and get it going again.

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  • Remove the 4mm flathead screw on the battery cover.

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Image 1/1: The nylon tip pliers can help you get a better grip on the battery plug.
  • Pull out the battery and unplug the wires.

  • The nylon tip pliers can help you get a better grip on the battery plug.

  • Do not pull on the wires.

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Image 1/1: Carefully cut around the 8 screw holes using an X-acto knife or razor blade to reveal the screws.
  • Eight Phillips screws are located underneath the stickers.

  • Carefully cut around the 8 screw holes using an X-acto knife or razor blade to reveal the screws.

  • Remove the screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Separate wheel motor lid and set aside.

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Image 1/1: The cleaning pad is magnetic and will pull right off with a little force.
  • Remove cleaning pad.

  • The cleaning pad is magnetic and will pull right off with a little force.

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  • Remove four #2 Phillips screws.

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  • With the device upside down, pull up to separate the bottom from the top cover.

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Image 1/1: Insert metal spudger at arrow locations to pop off the wheel covers.
  • Locate the three arrows on each wheel.

  • Insert metal spudger at arrow locations to pop off the wheel covers.

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Image 1/1: Once clip is removed you can pull the wheel off in an outward motion.
  • Use blunt nose pliers to remove circlip.

  • Once clip is removed you can pull the wheel off in an outward motion.

  • Wedge one side of the pliers between the clip opening and carefully pry upwards.

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Image 1/1: Pull off sprocket.
  • Remove two #1 Phillips screws.

  • Pull off sprocket.

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Image 1/1: Pull out all weights and set aside
  • Remove four #2 Phillips and lift off retainer.

  • Pull out all weights and set aside

  • Keep weights stacked together so they do not get mixed up.

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Image 1/1: Do not pull on the plug as this can cause damage.
  • Unplug the motor.

  • Do not pull on the plug as this can cause damage.

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  • Using the blunt nose pliers, peel up the adhesive and feed the wires with adhesive through the opening.

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  • Flip the unit over and pull the motor out.

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Conclusion

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

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