Introduction

If your Roomba is having performance issues or is not picking up enough dirt, use this guide to remove and clean/replace its side sweeper. The side sweeper is designed to guide dirt into the main brush. Its close proximity to the outer edge of the Roomba 560 makes it easy for hair and dirt to damage and clog the sweeper.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the Roomba upside down.
  • 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.
  • Lift the yellow side sweeper, removing it from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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