Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum ?
Turns in circles, acts like it hits a virtual wall then stops
\015 My roomba has a new battery. When I got the battery two weeks ago I thought I had solved my problems. But after 2 weeks it is doing the same thing again: not running in straight lines, just circles. Then once it is done circling it starts going straight for about 12 inches then makes a turn as if it came up on a virtual wall (which it did not, I checked) then circled some more then just shut down with the little song and the power button blinked red.Is there any way to hit the reboot on this discovery 400 series?\015
Reboot is probably not your solution. Your Roomba will react to invisible signals or 'interference' from other electrical appliances as well as the invisible wall boxes. You can clearly see how this happens when a Roomba gets near your computer or other device that is on. Also, the Roomba will go in circles when the dirt chamber is full or it thinks it's full. Try a thorough clean of all major parts including the brushes. Sometimes this activity will occur when the brushes get snarled on thread or carpet fibers.
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