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Why does our Roomba says there is a problem with the brushes even after they have been thoroughly cleaned? It will run a minute maybe then tell us there is a problem, check brushes.


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You need a new battery if you have done the battery reset,and then leave the unit on the charger for 16 hours straight if the problem continues after the charge you need to get a new battery
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