Parts

No parts required.

Introduction

Removing the battery is an important step because it takes away the power from the device so you don't harm any of the other components. It should be one of the first things you should do.

Image 1/2: Unscrew the single screw that connects the side brush to brush motor using the Phillips head #2 screwdriver Image 2/2: ''This screw does not come out of the yellow side brush''
  • Flip the device over onto its back

  • Unscrew the single screw that connects the side brush to brush motor using the Phillips head #2 screwdriver

  • This screw does not come out of the yellow side brush

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Image 1/2: Pop off the back plate once the screws are loose by gently prying away from the body Image 2/2: ''The screws don't come completely out of the panel, but it will still come apart once unscrewed.''
  • Remove the four Phillips #1 screws on the back panel.

  • Pop off the back plate once the screws are loose by gently prying away from the body

  • The screws don't come completely out of the panel, but it will still come apart once unscrewed.

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Image 1/3: Pull up on the battery in an upwards direction to remove it Image 2/3: Pull up on the battery in an upwards direction to remove it Image 3/3: Pull up on the battery in an upwards direction to remove it
  • Grab the two pieces of green tape with your thumb and index finger

  • Pull up on the battery in an upwards direction to remove it

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Image 1/2: These are the contact points on the battery Image 2/2: If these contact points are dirty, they can be cleaned with a moist microfiber cloth (distilled water recommended)
  • These are the contact points on the Roomba for the battery

  • These are the contact points on the battery

  • If these contact points are dirty, they can be cleaned with a moist microfiber cloth (distilled water recommended)

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Conclusion

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

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