Having problems with your iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum ?

Stops after a short time and says recharge roomba


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Stops after a short time and says recharge roomba


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EHH sound:-------\015\012Cliff sensors are dirty or need repair.Try cleaning the sensors and check.If still the same problem then the sensors needs to be rechecked and its connections has to be replaced.\015\012You can try this opt ... iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum

Roomba 415 bumps into something 3 time, stops


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Brushes are clean, but Roomba stops and says clean brushes


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I bought Roomba 560 and love it. It didn?t come with a lighthouse so I bought one on Ebay. When I put the batteries in it the green light on top flashes 5 or 6 time very quick and then stops, it doesn?t flash after that. When placed in front of the Roomba in either mode, virtual wall or lighthouse it doesn?t direct the Roomba. The question is, is there a process to marry the two units together or do you think the lighthouse is defective? Thank you Gary


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My roomba backs away from docking station then starts to go then stops and spin left then stops and spins right after a few times stops and beeps many beeps. What is the problem


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Roomba keeps saying clean brushes yet are clean!


Make sure you take off the little cap at the end (the one that spins -- just grab it and pull it straight off) and clean under it too. The rest of the brush may look perfectly clean but what happens is that hair gets stuck under spinning cap and, li ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

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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My roomba spins and moves back and after 2-3 minutes stops and makes the uh oh sound followed by 10-12 beeps I cant say Im sure how many. Some days before stopped cleaning and told me to remove and clean the brushes I did that but then had this problem


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Roomba turns in circles going one direction and then another but can not go forward in a straight line. Aftter a few moments of going in circles, it cuts off and says inspect and clean roomba's wheels. We have done that 5 times and to no avail.


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