Introduction

Sometimes you just want a some new wheels right?! This guide will show you how to replace the wheels that drive your Roomba to become the cleaning machine that it is.

  1. Flip the device over onto its back
    • Flip the device over onto its back

    • Find the side brush, and unscrew the single screw that connects to brush motor by using the Phillips head #2 screwdriver

    • This screw doesn't completely come out of the yellow side brush

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  2. Locate and Remove the four screws on the back panel by using Phillips #1
    • Locate and Remove the four screws on the back panel by using Phillips #1

    • Once the screws are loose gently pry the back plate away from the body by using the spudger tool.

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

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    • 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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    • 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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    • Remove the three screws with your Phillips head #1, holding the drive wheels in place

    • These three screws will stay in place and won't come out of the plastic

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    • Unscrew the actual wheel from the blue plastic holder

    • Pull apart the blue holder to completely remove the wheel

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    • To go further into the holder to access the programming chips you can unscrew these compartments

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Conclusion

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

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