Introduction: Replace the Screen on BObsweep Pethair
See the video guide or follow this instructable to fix the screen on your bObsweep Pethair model. It covers the steps for opening bObsweep, removing and replacing the LCD display, and closing Bob when the repair is complete.
Step 1: Open BObsweep
Flip Bob over and remove the 7 screws which hold the cover together.
There are five screws around bObsweep's edges. Two are installed at the top and bottom, and one on the right end of the main brush.
Step 2: Uninstall the Main Brush and Final Cover Screws
Remove the main brush. Unscrew the holder, and lift the brush out. Keep this screw separate from the others.
There are two screw holes inside the brush compartment: one in the centre, one on the left end. Remove both and keep aside for reassembly.
Note: Depending on your model, there may be only 6 screws installed on bObsweep.
Step 3: Detach the Cover Circuit Plugs
Flip bOb back over so you can see the screen. Lift the cover up to reveal bObsweep’s main board and Detach the power inlet from the cover. Grip it and slide it out.
Remove three circuit plugs from the motherboard. Pinch the small white tab on the side of each circuit plug and pull straight up to release each from the motherboard.
1. On the bottom left corner: a small connector with red, black and white wires.
2. One thick white wire that attaches on the right side of the previous connector.
3. On the top edge of bOb’s motherboard: a wide multicoloured connector.
Step 4: Remove BObsweep Pethair's Screen
Remove the four screws holding the screen in place
Lift the screen up and it will detach from the cover.
The screen and cover buttons will lift out together, leaving an open space for your replacement parts to fit into.
If you remove the infrared sensor, replace it in its space on the new cover so the black side will be on bOb’s outside. (Highlighted Yellow)
Step 5: Place the New Screen
Lay the screen down over the screw posts in bObsweep's cover. Make sure it lies flat on top of the infrared sensor.
Then, install all four screws for the LCD display.
Step 6: Attach Bob's Cover
Slide the power inlet back into the space on bObsweep’s cover.
Attach the widest circuit plug with multicoloured wires, on the top right edge of the motherboard.
Attach the smallest circuit plug in the lower left corner of the motherboard.
Attach the all white circuit plug to the bottom of the motherboard, in the centre of the row.
Put bObsweep's top back on, and align the edges precisely.
Step 7: Secure the Cover Together
Use a phillips head screwdriver to reinstall the screws you removed to start this repair, so the cover is sealed together.
There are five along the edges of bObsweep's underside. Plus one or two more in the screw holes inside the brush compartment.
Note: Depending on your bObsweep model, there may be only one screw in the brush compartment.
Step 8: Install the Main Brush
Re-install the main brush before setting bObsweep to clean again.
- Attach the end piece first.
- Put the square end in the square space inside bObsweep, then lower the brush in place.
- Install the screw securely.