Having problems with your iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum ?

Scooba not working after full recharge

\015 When I first purchased my Scooba, it worked wonderfully for quite some time. Then, all of a sudden, after being fully recharged, it would work for only 5 minutes, then quit claiming it was all out of power. Now, it won't even work for a full minute. We've tried charging for a time passed the point when it says it's charged. We've also given it a break from working and recharging, then charging it to see if that would reset it (or whatever), but even after what should've been a full charge, it still is not charging.\015

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NiCD and LiOn batteries have this tendency. They work great for a year, then slowly die off. The problem is you. When new, the device MUST be charged for 14hr nonstop, then every 2-3 months run dead, and recharged again 14hrs nonstop. This is done so the CPU of the Roomba (cool toy) KNOWS what DEAD is and what FULL is. It does this by measuring the amount of currrent flowing thru a very precise resistance. If you do hit and miss charge cycles of the roomba or leave it charging too long, it either develops a flase memory of the above two conditions, or gets HOT and the electrolyte paste dries out. Fix is to wear it out, charge 14hrs, wer it out againand repeat 3-4x. Then recharge and use. If that doesn't fix it, the batteries are too dried and need to be replaced.
We had to buy a new battery for ours, its hard to tell if you need a new batter or a new charger. good luck.
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Scooba not working after full recharge


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