Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum ?

Roomba does not fill upper tray.

\015 After the Roomba runs, the upper tray is empty and the bottom tray is full.\015

Answers :

Brushes are not turning, you can see this if you remove dust bin and start the roomba, remove brushes clean thoroughly removing yellow end pieces as well to remove trapped hair, re inbstall brushes and turn manually about 20 turns and re try cleaning, try this a couple of times
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