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My roomba 530 starts up and then makes little circles without moving forward


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My roomba 530 starts up and then makes little circles without moving forward


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My roomba 530 runs in a circle and does not move forward. After 2 minutes it stops with 11 beeps and a flashing red light to the left of the power button. It has no clicking noise. Does anyone know what is the problem?


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My roomba discovery will not operate on the clean or max buttons, will do the spot clean and goes forward then circles. Turns itself off and plays a little da do da do do do do. I have emptied tray, sprayed with compressed air.


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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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When I turn it on it doesn't start out in the circle motion but starts and than stops and than starts and than stops and moves erratically and than totally stops.


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My roomba 530 keeps on circling around. What can I do?, just runs in circle. It's new and everything is cleaned. It was fun for three cleanings and then started that circle dance.


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Moves in circles and backwards, though will not move forward


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Roomba 530 I have a problem with my robot roomba 530. IN fact after 2 minutes, i start to "dance" in circle and stop and the red light is on and 9 beeps.....i don't know what to do....thanks a lot for your help Christophe


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Brushes won't fix back into holder without being forced, so Roomba clicks when it runs. It will only run a little while and then stop and say to clean Roomba's brushes.


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