Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum ?

Roomba starts out in a circle goes wider and wider then all at once goes in circles.


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It's the circle dance bug. Pretty much Roomba thinks there is something in front of it ALL the time, causing it to only go backwards. You can fix it by buying a repair kit online.
Roomba shows everything in order. But, it runs in a small circle and will not respond expand out to cover the room.
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