Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 550 Vacuum ?

Spins around in a circle and then beeps 9 times and shuts off


Answers :

Yes, this is known issue and if your bumper moves freely, you might be \015\012facing a sensor fault caused by poor quality of components.
Here is a\015\012 guide to fix it
http://www.schneordesign.com/Avi/irobot/roomba_mod2.htm
Have\015\012 fun\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012
Avi
Customer calls IRobot Customer Service (No Parts or Service Literature is available)
\015\012Customer Service at 877-855-8593
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