Having problems with your iRobot Roomba Red 4100 Bagless Robotic Vacuum ?

Roomba Red shows pulsing red charging light, turns green, measured battery voltage - only shows about 5.5 volts. Borrowed and used neighbor's charging unit - same thing happened. It seems that the charging system inside the Roomba Red is not functioning. WShat else can I try?

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