Introduction

This guide can be used to remove and/or replace a broken or stuck "clean" button. This guide is more intensive and time consuming than other Roomba 560 guides. Be prepared to remove the top silver panel to access the control board that houses the button.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Rotate the Roomba so the bumper is in front of you.

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  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, remove the ten 10 mm screws on the bumper that run along the outer edge of the Roomba.

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  • Lift the thin top cover that holds the bumper in place.

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Image 1/1: There are wires connecting the bumper to the device. Be careful while lifting the device off the bumper as to not damage these wires.
  • Gently lift the device upwards from the bumper to detach these two pieces.

    • There are wires connecting the bumper to the device. Be careful while lifting the device off the bumper as to not damage these wires.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the two 5 mm screws that connect the red and white wires to the device using the Phillips JIS #1 driver. Image 2/2: The sensor can be unplugged from the motherboard so the bumper isn't hanging off the Roomba.
  • Lift the bumper upwards for easier access.

  • Unscrew the two 5 mm screws that connect the red and white wires to the device using the Phillips JIS #1 driver.

  • The sensor can be unplugged from the motherboard so the bumper isn't hanging off the Roomba.

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Image 1/2: Lift the clear lens that is on the other side of the bumper and replace it with a new lens. Image 2/2: Lift the clear lens that is on the other side of the bumper and replace it with a new lens.
  • Lift the circular black panel off the lens.

  • Lift the clear lens that is on the other side of the bumper and replace it with a new lens.

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Image 1/2: Press the button of the vacuum bin and pull out the bin from the device. Image 2/2: Press the button of the vacuum bin and pull out the bin from the device.
  • Turn the device over so that it is face up with the vacuum bin in front of you .

  • Press the button of the vacuum bin and pull out the bin from the device.

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  • Use your hands to unhook the snaps between the silver panel from the black panel located where the vacuum bin was.

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Image 1/3: When prying open the top panel from the inner casing, do so gently. Never "force" the top panel to snap off, or you could risk breaking pieces. Image 2/3: When prying open the top panel from the inner casing, do so gently. Never "force" the top panel to snap off, or you could risk breaking pieces. Image 3/3: When prying open the top panel from the inner casing, do so gently. Never "force" the top panel to snap off, or you could risk breaking pieces.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, go around the outer edges of the silver panel and unhook the snaps holding it in place.

    • When prying open the top panel from the inner casing, do so gently. Never "force" the top panel to snap off, or you could risk breaking pieces.

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Image 1/2: Use the same tool to pry the silver cover from the black central control board. Image 2/2: Use the same tool to pry the silver cover from the black central control board.
  • Lift the black handle and use the plastic opening tool to unhook the snaps underneath it.

  • Use the same tool to pry the silver cover from the black central control board.

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  • Lift the silver panel off of the black panel.

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Image 1/1: Two 5 mm on the bottom ends of the semicircle handle
  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, unscrew the following 13 screws that hold the black panel in place:

    • Two 5 mm on the bottom ends of the semicircle handle

    • Ten 7.5 mm scattered on the Roomba

    • One 5 mm at the bottom of control board

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Image 1/1: This will provide  access to the motherboard and black circular control panel.
  • Lift the black panel off the device.

    • This will provide access to the motherboard and black circular control panel.

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Image 1/1: Unscrew the single 5 mm screw on the yellow side sweeper using the Phillips JIS #1 driver.
  • Flip the Roomba upside down.

  • Unscrew the single 5 mm screw on the yellow side sweeper using the Phillips JIS #1 driver.

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  • Lift the yellow side sweeper, removing it from the device.

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  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, remove the four 10 mm screws that hold the back panel in place.

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  • Lift up the back panel to remove it from the device.

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Image 1/2: Handle the battery with care. Image 2/2: Handle the battery with care.
  • Lift up the yellow battery by pulling up the green tabs on its side.

    • Handle the battery with care.

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Image 1/3: All of these elements are easy to remove and do not require a specialized tool. Image 2/3: All of these elements are easy to remove and do not require a specialized tool. Image 3/3: All of these elements are easy to remove and do not require a specialized tool.
  • Remove the outer silver circle, black plastic cover, and black film from the central control board in that order.

    • All of these elements are easy to remove and do not require a specialized tool.

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Image 1/2: Remove the top of the control board. Image 2/2: Remove the top of the control board.
  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, unscrew the four 10 mm screws that surround the clean button.

  • Remove the top of the control board.

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Image 1/2: Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, unscrew the two bottommost 5 mm screws. Image 2/2: Lift off the button, and repair/replace the damaged plastic portion of the "clean" button.
  • Flip the control board over.

  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 driver, unscrew the two bottommost 5 mm screws.

  • Lift off the button, and repair/replace the damaged plastic portion of the "clean" button.

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Conclusion

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

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