Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum ?

When you start it, it will turn and go backwards but will not move forward, will do this for about 30 seconds then shuts down and gives one beep.


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When you start it, it will turn and go backwards but will not move forward, will do this for about 30 seconds then shuts down and gives one beep.


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Henry hoover Hi all, I bought a spares/ repairs Henry on ebay having been told there was no cable rewind and believing that since I had a spare one in the shed it would be an easy fix. However, poor Henry had his cable replaced to find when plugged in, he tries to start but nothing happens. The motor turns once and just cuts out. If you turn it on and off again it happens again. One whir and turn of the motor, then nothing. It blew the fuses out in the kitchen first time too, so could it be a re


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