Introduction

The Brush motor is what keeps your cleaning machine cleaning! These steps take some time and patience is key in order to not harm your device.

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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Image 1/3: Repeat to the other side of the brush holder Image 2/3: Lift the grey plastic piece up carefully in order to expose the motor Image 3/3: Do not pull up to hard because you could snap a wire attached to the motor or motor circuit board
  • Insert a spudger into the side to pop out one side of the brush holder

  • Repeat to the other side of the brush holder

  • Lift the grey plastic piece up carefully in order to expose the motor

  • Do not pull up to hard because you could snap a wire attached to the motor or motor circuit board

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the one screw - 6mm attaching the circuit board to access the circuit board with your Phillips head #0 Image 2/2: Unscrew the one screw - 6mm attaching the circuit board to access the circuit board with your Phillips head #0
  • Unscrew the two screws - 6mm attaching the green circuit board protector with your Phillips head #0

  • Unscrew the one screw - 6mm attaching the circuit board to access the circuit board with your Phillips head #0

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Image 1/2: Do not lose these rubber rings Image 2/2: Remove the two - 7mm screws that connect the motor to the grey plastic protector. Use a Phillips head #0 this time
  • These rubber rings protect the motor circuit board from dust accumulated in the Roomba.

    • Do not lose these rubber rings

  • Remove the two - 7mm screws that connect the motor to the grey plastic protector. Use a Phillips head #0 this time

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Image 1/2: These parts are soldered onto the blue frame Image 2/2: These parts are soldered onto the blue frame
  • To remove the motor, simply pull it out gently from the plastic brush holder.

  • These parts are soldered onto the blue frame

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Conclusion

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

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