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.

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: These three screws will stay in place and won't come out of the plastic Image 2/3: These three screws will stay in place and won't come out of the plastic Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Pull apart the blue holder to completely remove the wheel Image 2/3: Pull apart the blue holder to completely remove the wheel Image 3/3: 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

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Conclusion

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

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