Having problems with your iRobot iRoomba 4000 Robotic Vacuum ?

Our roomba vacuums, then beeps 5 times and shuts off.

\015 Our roomba vacuums a short amount of time, then it beeps 5 times and shuts off.\015

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Your cliff sensors aren't working properly. Tap the bumper five or six times to knock out anything caught behind it, then blow out under the bumper with some compressed air, really thoroughly. If that doesn't do it, call customer support at 877-855-8593.
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Our roomba vacuums, then beeps 5 times and shuts off.

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