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.

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
  • 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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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
  • 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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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 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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These are the contact points on the Roomba for the battery These are the contact points on the battery
  • 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 These three screws will stay in place and won't come out of the plastic
  • 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 Pull apart the blue holder to completely remove the wheel
  • 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 To go further into the holder to access the programming chips you can unscrew these compartments
  • 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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