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If your iRobot Roomba 4100 does not clean as effectively as when it was new, the brush underneath the machine may be clogged.

This guide will take you through the steps to remove, clean, and re-assemble key components of your iRobot Roomba 4100 in order to unclog the brushes with detailed steps and visual representation.

There are no tools needed for this project.

Roomba’s brushes need to be cleaned regularly, especially if the space it is cleaning is shared with furry animals.

  1. The Roomba Battery is the central yellow block under the Roomba's front bumper. Refer to the top of the graphic.
    • The Roomba Battery is the central yellow block under the Roomba's front bumper. Refer to the top of the graphic.

  2. Remove the battery by pressing the tabs on both sides of the device, as demonstrated.
    • Remove the battery by pressing the tabs on both sides of the device, as demonstrated.

    • Gently lift the battery up and out of the device.

  3. Purchase or obtain a replacement battery from the manufacturer. Then simply drop the new battery into place.
    • Purchase or obtain a replacement battery from the manufacturer. Then simply drop the new battery into place.

  4. Lay the Roomba upside down on a flat surface with the blue strip away from you.
    • Lay the Roomba upside down on a flat surface with the blue strip away from you.

  5. Use your index fingers to pull the yellow tabs towards you. While still pulling the yellow tabs with your index fingers, tilt up the brush guard.
    • Use your index fingers to pull the yellow tabs towards you.

    • While still pulling the yellow tabs with your index fingers, tilt up the brush guard.

    • For reassembly, make sure to push in the brush guard until it clicks into place.

  6. Pull back the brush guard to unhook it from the latches.
    • Pull back the brush guard to unhook it from the latches.

    • Remove the brush guard by lifting it up and out of the Roomba.

    • This picture has a change in orientation to illustrate the latches. Continue disassembling the Roomba with the blue strip away from you.

  7. Set the brush guard aside.
    • Set the brush guard aside.

    • The flexible rubber brush is the smooth, all-rubber brush that is closest to the yellow battery.

  8. Remove the flexible rubber brush by grabbing it and pulling it up and out of the Roomba. For reassembly, orient the Roomba with the battery closest to you:
    • Remove the flexible rubber brush by grabbing it and pulling it up and out of the Roomba.

    • For reassembly, orient the Roomba with the battery closest to you:

    • First, insert the black end of the flexible rubber brush into the black square opening on the right side.

    • Second, lay the flexible rubber brush back into place.

  9. Lay the Roomba on a flat surface with the red side up.
    • Lay the Roomba on a flat surface with the red side up.

  10. Push in the red, gumdrop-shaped button with your thumb. While holding in the button, slide the back piece away from the main body of the Roomba.
    • Push in the red, gumdrop-shaped button with your thumb.

    • While holding in the button, slide the back piece away from the main body of the Roomba.

  11. Flip the back piece over in your hand. Using your other hand, grab the yellow tab and pull it away from the back piece. Using your other hand, grab the yellow tab and pull it away from the back piece.
    • Flip the back piece over in your hand.

    • Using your other hand, grab the yellow tab and pull it away from the back piece.

  12. Pinch the black plastic of the filter and pull it away from the yellow filter holder. Pinch the black plastic of the filter and pull it away from the yellow filter holder. Pinch the black plastic of the filter and pull it away from the yellow filter holder.
    • Pinch the black plastic of the filter and pull it away from the yellow filter holder.

  13. Remove the particle bin from the back of the Roomba.
    • Remove the particle bin from the back of the Roomba.

  14. Pop out the two yellow tabs to remove the brush cover.
    • Pop out the two yellow tabs to remove the brush cover.

  15. Remove the two brushes from the iRobot Roomba 1400. The brushes will easily pop in and out when cleaning them. Completely remove any debris or tangled hair around the brushes when cleaning.
    • Remove the two brushes from the iRobot Roomba 1400.

    • The brushes will easily pop in and out when cleaning them.

    • Completely remove any debris or tangled hair around the brushes when cleaning.

结论

To reassemble the iRobot Roomba 4100, follow the stated instructions in reverse order.

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