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Roomba that is 6 years old has started spinning in

\015 Roomba that is 6 years old has started repeatedly backing up a couple of inches then spinning in a circle so that it does not go anywhere. It is almost like it is in small box. There is no forward movement like there is always something in front of it. This happens even when the roomba is in the middle of an open floor. Is it a problem with the senors or program or what???\015

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Sounds like it is stuck in the "spot clean" mode. Are you familiar with this command and sure that you are not pressing it? If so, there is not much else left to do as iRobot doesn't give much repair help. All they do is offer an upgrade to a more expensive robot.
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Roomba that is 6 years old has started spinning in

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