Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 540 Vacuum ?

Does roomba need a new battery if it turns red within 15 seconds of working?

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Does roomba need a new battery if it turns red within 15 seconds of working?

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Battery charge I just purchased a new battery pack insert for my Roomba, Replacement was a breeze and it now works great. My question is; The last battery I bought ( not from you) was a full cased roomba battery pack that didn't last a year. Roomba says leave the r Roomba charging all the time so it's ready when you need it, and that's nice but I feel that leaving it charging like that it will kill the battery faster as it is always warm to the touch. These battery's should last at least 5

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