Having problems with your iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum ?
My scooba isn't picking up any water and the dirty tank is dry
\015 I've tried washing the tank with water and vinegar, the brushes are clean, I've alternated between scooba solutions and vinegar...any suggestions?\015
I found that if I filled the two oblong extended openings under the tank with water and gave it a quick **** I was able to clear a large amount of [email protected] out. It took many attempts to get it to the point where I could blow into the holes and sense a clear passage. The good thing is that it's an easy fix; the bad thing is you have to get a mouthful of [email protected]
This has happened to me twice. Frustrating. The first time I fixed it by half way filling up the dirty tank side, shaking the living bejeezes out of it, rinsing, and repeating a few times until big nasty clumps of **** fell out of the tank. The second time I was able to fix it by half way filling both sides of the tank (clean and dirt sides) with salt water, shaking the living bejeezes out of it, rinsing with fresh water, and repeating a few times with fresh water until big nasty clumps of **** fell out of the tank.
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My scooba isn't picking up any water and the dirty tank is dry
I found that if I filled the two oblong extended openings under the tank with water and gave it a quick **** I was able to clear a large amount of [email protected] out. It took many attempts to get it to the point where I could blow into the holes and sen ... iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum
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