Having problems with your iRobot Roomba Scheduler 4230 Bagless Robotic Vacuum ?

Only goes in circle and shuts off.

\015 It does not bleep\015

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Sounds like the dance of death. Run the diagnostics, and if it points to a wheel failure, it could be the sensors in the wheel are dirty.

There is a good tutorial on how to take the unit apart here:
http://mysteryroad.blogs.com/photos/fixthecircledance/xintroroomba_3549.html
Try the diagnostic test on it. I've posted the link below that will guide you through it.\015\012\015\012http://mysite.verizon.net/gsplews/Diagnositic-Tests_Proc.v.0.5.htm
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Only goes in circle and shuts off.


Sounds like the dance of death. Run the diagnostics, and if it points to a wheel failure, it could be the sensors in the wheel are dirty.There is a good tutorial on how to take the unit apart here:http://mysteryroad.blogs.com/photo ... iRobot Roomba Scheduler 4230 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My roomba goes round in circles. sometimes it stops and moves a centimeter backwards and then again it goes round in circles. if you press the ,,dock'' button it goes back to the station. if you press the ,,clean'' button, again, it goes round in circles.... the machine is cleaned, the sensors aren't covered with dirt, the weels and brushes can rotate freely.... can anybody help me??? thanks in advance franz


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