Having problems with your iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum ?

My roomba keeps telling me "error and to clean the brushes. I have cleaned the brushes and when I turn the roomba back on it keeps clicking underneath the roomba. I'm not sure what else to do.

Answers :

I had the identical problem. I cleaned the brush but the problem persisted. I then put in a new brush that was provided in the box and the problem vanished. I have since used the cleaning tool on the old brush and will try and reinstall it to see if my cleaning worked. In any case a new brush will do the job.
\015\012Tim B
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