Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum ?

My roomba won't go forward it just spins in a circle and will go backwards. I have already tried cleaning it out and cleaning the front bumper sensors.


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This is the Circle-Dance Error. I had the same problem. I just ordered a repair kit from EESolutions.ca and did the fix myself. Works like new to this day.
You will need to take the top off to clear those wheels.
This happens a lot when cleaning new carpet. The fuzz jams the wheel switch, and dosey do you go.
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My roomba won't go forward it just spins in a circle and will go backwards. I have already tried cleaning it out and cleaning the front bumper sensors.


This is the Circle-Dance Error. I had the same problem. I just ordered a repair kit from EESolutions.ca and did the fix myself. Works like new to this day. ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

My roomba won't go forward; it just rotates right ~90 degrees and then left ~90 degrees. I've cleaned the brushes, taken it apart and cleaned the brush gears, popped off the front wheel and cleaned the hair off that, taken off the front bumper panel and cleaned off the cliff sensors. Please help!


Compare your Roomba to the video on http://www.eesolutions.ca and look for the fix. ... iRobot Roomba 550 Vacuum

Roomba Discovery Roomba is fully charged and cleaned with sensor wiped clean. When turned on it it sounds normal and commences to go, but it then acts like it is putting on the breaks, spins, tries to go and manages a short distance and breaks again, just not making any progress because it keeps breaking after a foot or so and turns and tries again. Sometimes is gets so stuck from moving forward at all, like it is stuck in one spot just trying to go while seemingly surrounded by barriers. Somet


I had the same back-up, turn, move forward a couple inches, backup-up, etc. problem. Try cleaning/cutting the hair, etc. out from around the brushes, as well as around the ends of the brushes. Also, try a Q-tip to clean out the four pair of sensors ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

Roomba 550 will not go forward, only turns and moves a few inches in reverse. I changed out the wheel motors with no results. Cleaned bumper and sensors with no results.


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My iRobot Roomba 560 starts spinning sporadically during the cleaning, and after over 3 minutes it complete stops and beeps 9 times. It is necessary to turn it on until it decides to work properly, and keep waiting for the next time the same failure will occur. I tried to reset it, and I have all the dust removed including from the bumper and sensors.


It's the bumper. Blow it out with compressed air and clean the cliff sensors. If you still get the 9-beep error, call support. ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

I have a infinuvo QQ-2L it just started at random to only go backwards. Once this starts it get locked up and stops runing. I tried cleaning behind front bumper no luck. any ideals?


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My Roomba will not move forward. It will try and spin itself and then try to move forward but then spin itself again until it stops and beeps. I tried cleaning the whole unit but it still is unable move forward. Help please!


Heyis it 5xx Roomba ? is it 9 beep that it sounds ?Please look for other same problem posted here ;-)You are probably facing a bumper sensor issue.Try to clean the bumper first and if this goes ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

Today i was hoovering, and then my dyson just cut out! i left it a few hours then went back to it, it gave a little noise when i switched it on, then again i tried but it failed to come on! ive even changed the fuse in the plug! and now my dyson wont turn on at all, ive cleaned everything there is too clean! help! :D


It looks like you need a professional repair. If you're really lucky this may just be a break in the flex, or the switch has failed - both relatively cheap and simple to sort out. More likely, though, is a problem with the motor (carbon brushes worn ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

It starting to put out a hot type smell. I have tried cleaning the filters real well and even tried to see if there was problem with the ozone filter. We have checked and could not find a jam. I know the hose has excellent suction. The vacumn works but the intelliclean sensors will not. It only takes about 15 seconds or so for the odor to start. Then it gets real strong and it makes my eyes water


Hi,The hot smell could be from the belt or the motor. Turn it on for a moment, turn it off, then flip it on its side and smell the belt that drives the brush. If that is where the smell is coming from, then your belt is burning up. ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

I cleaned out my brush in the bottom front, cleaned out the small tubing going into the canister, and the canister itself. I also changed the filter.I snapped everything back into place, but Since then, it doesn't seem to have any suction and there seems to be a space between the canister and the bottom of the vacumm where the canister sits. At that area, you can feel air coming out when trying to vacumm and it just doesn't pick up, it seems to be just blowing stuff around.


You need to really look at it some thing is out of line you shooed not have\015\012any spaces in the top or bottom\015\012pull the canister back out and look at the pins that you lined up with the\015\012to ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Kirby 2HD has started making an odd roaring noise but still works fine. I have taken the front assembly off and cleaned and adjusted the roller and checked the belt. The noise seems to come from the motor housing. I have tried to wiggle the main shaft at the front (bearings?) and it seems tight. Can't seem to get the other housings apart. Any ideas? Thanks, John


It is quite possible, it just needs lubed. The motor comes in direct contact with dirt so, you have to make sure the front bearing has a drop of oil on it from time to time. If it starts to scream at you within one month, after oiling, the bearing ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

Hi my beater bars will not turn anymore, i have tried to reset it cleaned the bars removed and cleaned the front wheel, but still they will not turn.Any help would be appreciated


Belt has probably broke in the power head ... Vacuums

Two weeks ago, my 4150 roomba stopped during running and sounds "ehh". every time i hit the clean button it sounds "ehh" and doe'snt work. at the first time it did it ,i have cleaned the sensors then it start moving forward and backward until it stopped . from now on it only sounds "ehh".


EHH sound:-------\015\012Cliff sensors are dirty or need repair.Try cleaning the sensors and check.If still the same problem then the sensors needs to be rechecked and its connections has to be replaced.\015\012You can try this opt ... iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum

The problem is that the cleaner is heavy to use and does not pull itself forward as it should. It has been back to the supplier 3 times but they have not fixed the problem. The LED's on the front flicker and I think it may be a problem with the sensor. If you have any info. on how the sensor works and where it is located it would be useful as well as any other suggestions to fix the problem please.


If it heavy then do some muscle work and body building ... Vacuums

We understand that your problem is: I currently own and use on a regular basis the Kenmore Progressive upright bagged vacuum. Model number 116.35923500. The headlight flickers and the intelliclean light stays red. Ive tried cleaning the intelliclean sensors, changed the bag, and cleaned off the agitator. Is this a power issue? Should I take it to the store? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated


Welcome to fixya\012\012Hello\012\012 \012\012I have a solution for this ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Roomba 560 is just over 1 year old and has worked well. Now it only moves 20 - 30 cm from point where it is put down and does not move across the room. I have cleaned the front wheel, and cliff sensors and have rest the software to default but no improvement. Suggestions please?


ARe you waiting for the error codes?\015\012There appears to be a problem with the bump sensors and they usually are going bad. Here is a site for the problem:\015\012 ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

No liquid is coming out of my scooba, what should I do? i have the scooba 5800, and it is working (motor & vacuum) but no liquid is coming out. I already tried cleaning all the valves and tubes - there doesn't seem to be a clog. any suggestions?


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Water wont come out when handle pressed to do floor or out of nozzle for upholstery cleaning smells hot when trying to get it to work could this be a belt


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The machine backs out of the dock, then proceeds to turn in circles, stop and then start turning in circles again. I have cleaned all of the sensor areas and made sure the bumpers were not stuck against the machine. Any ideas


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Hi. I borrowed my friend's Hoover VC340 to clean my house. I was vacuuming when i noticed the cannister was full, so I turned the vacuum off, pulled out the barrell, and followed the instructions on the barrell to empty it. I put it back into the machine, but it wont turn back on. I tried different power outlets, but to no avail. any thoughts?


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Roomba goes in a circle moves about 5 inches and then turns in a circle again. It won't dock or go any farther than a few inches before turning in a circle again. The roomba has been cleaned inside and out. All hair and debri as been taken out of the wheels and brushes. i opened the case and cleared all the debri and i dusted the sensors in the front. Not sure what to do now.


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I was cleaning my carpet using my hoover steamvac ls. I had already changed the water 3 times. The last time, the water ran out and I kept running it for a couple of minutes trying to **** up some of the water off the carpet when it just shut down. I check the breaker and the outlet and they were OK. Checked my manual for troubleshooting; couldn't find an answer there. Do you think I burned the motor up (I didn't smell anything) or will I have to send it in for repair? When I clicked on your web


(1) take the tank off and reassemble to assure you sealed to the lower handle.\015\012(2) the water feed has nothing to do with the motor or electrical, purely mechanical.\015\012Hoover web site is free, no cost. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

The roller in front seems to be loose and now the machine will not go forward. Since I don't have a manual I don't know what to try.


It could be the belt. Here is a link to the belts you need and to the manual:Bissell Proheat Belts and Manual ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

I just received a Sharper Image SI724 Hybrid GP air purifier and it will not turn on. There is a green light that comes on at the bottom front of the unit, but the light on the top do not show any color and do nothing. I have tried to clean the fine wires to no avail. Is it just a bad unit or is there an in-home fix I could use?


If you just got it and it doesn't work ... you should return it for an adjustment. If you fool with it, you will probably void any warranty there may be on the device. ... Vacuums

Roomba 530 Nine beep error. I took off the front bumper and cleaned it throughly. Looks like itmay have to do with poor infrared emitters as they dim over time with getting older.


Nine beeps mean optical sensor unit/bumper actuator failure. Here's a link for you. Hope it helps....http://www.protechrobotics.com/proddetail.php?prod=245435775 ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
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