Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum ?

Runs but doesn't vacuum/****. Sidebrush works fine. Cleaned the roller brushes, and that seemed to confuse the robot and now it keeps going backward a few inches, turning, and then starts going backward again.


Answers :

Sounds like a sensor problem. pull and clean the front black/white caster assembly and the revealed movement sensor and the 4 cliff sensors along the bottom of the front. Make sure the front caster wheel turns freely. You may have to remove the roller from the caster assemply and push the axle out and clean it.
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