How to Replace Roomba E5 Battery

How to Replace Roomba E5 battery

Learn how to replace the Roomba E5 battery with these simple steps, using basic tools.

Since the E5 is a relatively new product, there aren’t many available third-party brands.

However, if you look at older Roomba variants, these options will eventually be available.

Tools you’ll need

  • Philips screwdriver

Steps to replace the Roomba E5 battery

Replacing the Roomba E5 is a simple four-step process.

Step 1: Flip the robot and remove the side brush

Removing the E5 side brush

.One bolt holds the side brush. Remove this and take out the side brush.

Step 2: Remove the base plate

Roomba E5 base plate screw locations

Using a Philips screwdriver, remove these screws (check photo above) to remove the base plate.

The beauty of the Roomba design is you don’t need to take out the screws completely. Loosen them just enough to lift the base plate.

Step 3: Take out the battery

How to Replace Roomba E5 battery - battery out

After removing the base plate, you’ll have easy access to the battery. Squeeze the lever above it to remove it, then attach the new battery in place.

The Roomba E5 utilizes an 1800 mAh, Li-ion battery, and you’ll have several options. You can opt for an original (but more expensive) 1800 mAh variety or a larger 2600 mAh option (cheaper variant).

Step 4: Reattach all components.

After attaching the new battery, reattach the base plate, tighten all the screws, then side brush, and you’re ready to go.

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