Introduction

If the side brush on your Roomba 880 isn't spinning, it may need a new side brush motor. Here's how to replace it!

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the two Phillips #1 15mm screws holding the battery cover in place. Once unscrewed, remove the battery cover and set aside. Once unscrewed, remove the battery cover and set aside.
  • Remove the two Phillips #1 15mm screws holding the battery cover in place.

  • Once unscrewed, remove the battery cover and set aside.

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Remove two 15mm Phillips #1 screws beneath each side wheel. Remove two 15mm Phillips #1 screws beneath each side wheel. Remove two 15mm Phillips #1 screws beneath each side wheel.
  • Remove two 15mm Phillips #1 screws beneath each side wheel.

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Remove the 10mm Phillips #1 screw holding the side brush in place. Once unscrewed, remove the side brush and set aside. Once unscrewed, remove the side brush and set aside.
  • Remove the 10mm Phillips #1 screw holding the side brush in place.

  • Once unscrewed, remove the side brush and set aside.

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Remove the outer covering.
  • Remove the outer covering.

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Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws holding down the side brush motor case. Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws holding down the side brush motor case.
  • Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws holding down the side brush motor case.

The screw on the left should not be removed at this point.

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Take out the side brush motor case. Take out the side brush motor case.
  • Take out the side brush motor case.

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Remove the 10mm Phillips #1 screw holding down the lid of the side brush motor case.
  • Remove the 10mm Phillips #1 screw holding down the lid of the side brush motor case.

That is not a Philips screw. It's a Tri-wing and requires a special screwdriver.

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Remove the piece holding the lid to the case. Take off the lid and set aside. Take off the lid and set aside.
  • Remove the piece holding the lid to the case.

  • Take off the lid and set aside.

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Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove the three 10mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Flip over and remove the side brush motor. All done! All done!
  • Flip over and remove the side brush motor.

  • All done!

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Conclusion

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

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