The majority of side quests in The Outer Worlds are simple. Speak with an NPC, follow the objectives, done. Make sure when you are attempting a specific quest, that it is selected in your journal. You can only track one quest at a time, so you want to ensure you’re chasing the correct markers.
Die Robot Quest Guide
Go to the Landing Pad which is in the South of Edgewater to get this quest by talking to Ludwig Miller and agree with the mechanical uprising theory and accept the quest to head north for the Junkyard.
There will be a robot at the junkyard that needs to be fixed and Parvati will fix it if you have her then you can go back to Ludwig upon which you will XP and location of a secret weapon.
Then you need to go to the Canteen and check behind the toilet where you will find Ludwig’s Sealed Bundle and you will get 1700xp.
Go back to the landing pad to meet Ludwig and get another 1700xp and Mag-2-Zap (Weapon Mod). A Geothermal’s Plant passcode is needed which can be obtained if you talk to Reed Tobson for the Stranger in a Strange Land quest.
Geothermal Plant Repair Bay (4F)
You have to find switches the first of which is on the 4th floor close to where you descend on it. Explore the room nearby and you will find Jeremy who will tell you that all the autmechanicals need to be put down because of flawed logic in them. You need to accept this offer.
You will need to get the Security Chief’s keycard from his corpse by going up the staircase from the repair bay. There is also an LMG there if you want. In case you have Chester’s Passcode you hack the terminal in the same room.
Geothermal Plant 5F
Go to the fifth floor at the place of the first use of the passcode, The corrupted logic module is inside the room there that you can unlock using the Keycard you acquired. Mag-Pick, Adrena-Time, Adreno and Weapon Parts can be looted from this room.
Give Ludwig the item at the Landing Pad and get your reward.