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Roomba is limping
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Roomba 530 clicks steadily as it moves, and has a limp, so something is catching inside it - inspection suggests not the brushes, not the wheels, so maybe the electric motor? Any ideas as to problem or where I can repair? Thanks. Bill
Symptoms suggest the clicking is coming from the wheel switch, and it must be disassembled and cleaned. ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won't turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba I have a Roomba 530, I have had it for 2 weeks and really loved it. I have followed all the cleaning instructions etc.. Then the Roomba wanted it's brushes cleaning "please clean Roombas brushes" So thinking that something was stuck I removed and cleaned the brushes, (yellow tabs on and in place by the way)
I read somewhere that you need to clear the software in case there is a glitch. To do this, take the battery out and then, simultaneously hold down the "spot" and "clean" buttons for 30 seconds. Replace battery. This has worked for my Discovery model ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
Battery charge I just purchased a new battery pack insert for my Roomba, Replacement was a breeze and it now works great. My question is; The last battery I bought ( not from you) was a full cased roomba battery pack that didn't last a year. Roomba says leave the r Roomba charging all the time so it's ready when you need it, and that's nice but I feel that leaving it charging like that it will kill the battery faster as it is always warm to the touch. These battery's should last at least 5
Dave you are correct. You should never over-charge anything like a Roomba, Cel Phone, etc. That will kill a bettery very quickly. ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
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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I have a Roomba 560 (it's still in warranty !!) and, after my summer vacation, it has a problem. When I'm charging Roomba, the orange light blinks (and this is normal!) but this orange blinking continues forever.... the light doesn't change to green. If I detach Roomba from the charger, the light become green and it works normally until the light changes to red and I have to charge it again. WHY, DURING THE CHARGING PHASE, THE LIGHT DOESN'T CHANGE FROM ORANGE-BLINKING TO GREEN? HAVE I
The problem is not with the charger itself but it is with the battery inside the Roomba. It sunds like one or more of the cells has gone bad so its not holding the same charge as it did. I would recomend sending it in while the warranty is still vali ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
For my roomba 540 the dock station light is on. To dock the roomba goes towards the dock but when it reaches the dock tries to find the metal contacts, goes over them but is unable to dock. It used to dock fine. I did open the roomba to check its battery but I think it still worked after I opened it.
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Roomba Discovery My Roomba Discovery seems to work fine, mechanically, but it no longer seems to collect any dust. (The collection bin remains empty after the Roomba has circulated around the floor for quite a while). The brush has been replaced and spins normally. Does anyone have an idea why this machine's vacuum function no longer seems to work? I would appreciate any feedback. Jeremy
Did you replace the filter? when you remove the dust bin there is a small filter that needs to be cleaned, or replaced. You can buy a maintenance kit that replaces the brushes and filters as well, its good to replace them all regularly ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
Roomba Stops I've had a Roomba for about 2 months. Lately, it runs for about 45 secs, then stops, makes a two-tone (descending) sound, and flashes the CLEAN button while the STATUS button is red. I've emptied the dustbin on it. Can you help? I am seeing the same problem on my roomba today. I cleaned all that I could., the brushes, the pins on the sides and all that and it still gives the same problem..Any other fix?
Run your roomba through a self diagnostic test. I have posted the link below. Tell me your findings.\015\012\015\012\015\012http://mysite.verizon.net/gsplews/Diagnositic-Tests_Proc.v.0.5.htm ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won't turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba
The plastic gears that drive the sweep brushes strip out easily on\015\012these. You can get the company to repair it for you but they make\015\012it a big hassle. I opted to buy the gear set on EBAY and replace\015\012them myself. ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
I have iRobot Roomba 4210 and I have a problem with charge battery. The battery is new. When I charging a battery in other iRobot Roomba the battery was full charged. When I charging in my iRobot Roomba the battery was empty. My fast charger is OK.
The charging circuit on the main board is fried. This is a common issue. You need some good electronic repair skills, and equipment, to replace the problem components ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
My Irobot Roomba keeps saying that I need to clean Roombas brushes. I have cleaned the brushes...they are spotless. Still the Roomba will go for 2 minutes and shut itself off stating once again to clean the brushes. What up?
Perform the troubleshooting found at the iRobot website: http://tinyurl.com/nh5c8a (I promise that really does go to the right site.) That troubleshooting will enable you to determine exac ... iRobot Roomba 510 Bagless Vacuum
Roomba discovery My roomba comes off the charger and will go about a minute and a half. Then it will stop and beep once. i checked roombas sight and they said that the brushed need to be cleaned. I cleaned the brushes 6 times. It still does the same thing. I bought it from you in November of 2007. Should I bring it back to your service department?
Greetings doreen f,\015\012\015\012The roomba unit carries a one year manufacturers warranty, so you should be able to bring it into your local Best Buy™ store and have them try to repair it. \015\012\015\012I hope this ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
Roomba wont stop going in circles,code 9 comes up, cleaned front caster wheel to no avail. 500 series roomba. called company said we need a new one, if this is the best we can get out of a roomba they are junk.
\015\012\015\012Your bump sensors are malfunctioning. The best thing to do is order a repair kit. I ordered mine from EESolutions.ca and it worked great.. ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Roomba 560, the small red light above the schedule button will not reset and the roomba will not run. The problem started when I the roomba sat dead for 12 hours. I tried the spot dock reset trick with no luck. The clock and sunday light stay let also.
This work ok for me ihave a 560 thanks ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Roomba charges, power on and roomba lights on, brush spins but roomba doesn't move
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Roomba circles My Roomba circles for a few minutes, then beeps 9 times and stops. A red exclamation mark appears on the left hand side of the controls. If you persist in restarting it, eventually I have been asked to clear Roombas wheels. As far as I can see, there isn't anything blocking the wheels.
Yes, this is known issue and if your bumper moves freely, you might be facing a sensor fault caused by poor quality of components.Here is a guide to fix ithttp://www.schneordesign.com/Avi/irobot/roomba_mod2.htmHave fun ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Our roomba 560 wont charge have replaced the battery Tested the charing unit with another roomba that all seems ok put the uncharged battery into another Roomba but im guessing it now has a memory as this wont charge in the other hoover. Any ideas what may be wrong
Try cleaning the battery contacts with a little rubbing alcohol or contact cleaner on a foam swab, or a bit of paper towel. Take a litle time, it doesn't always dissolve instantly. (Don't use a pink pencil eraser, it would scrub off the plating that ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
My roomba keeps telling me "error and to clean the brushes. I have cleaned the brushes and when I turn the roomba back on it keeps clicking underneath the roomba. I'm not sure what else to do.
I had the identical problem. I cleaned the brush but the problem persisted. I then put in a new brush that was provided in the box and the problem vanished. I have since used the cleaning tool on the old brush and will try and reinstall it to see ... iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum
Roomba 500 series will not charge. Green light on charger - nothing on roomba
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Roomba 580 Bagless Vacuum: Roomba moves backwards slightly, then turns, and t...
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Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum: I've cleaned everything, roomba is charged, and ye...
Have you poped out the front wheel and cleaned the axle.also pull the 2 roller brushes out and pull the funny looking yellow ends off .clean hair ect. out n reinstall ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Roomba "Docked" light will not come on and Roomba will not charge
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Roomba Discovery SE Bagless Robotic Vacuum: My Roomba battery charger has no lights and does n...
Use a multimeter to test if it is actually putting out a charge. Is this a regular roomba charger with the green led on top? And it just doesnt light up anymore? If so then the pack is dead. replace it. ... iRobot Roomba Discovery SE Bagless Robotic Vacuum
Roomba Stops I've had a Roomba for about 2 months. Lately, it runs for about 45 secs, then stops, makes a two-tone (descending) sound, and flashes the CLEAN button while the STATUS button is red. I've emptied the dustbin on it. Can you help?
I just fixed mine by cleaning the shaft that the spinning brushes is on. I used an eyeglass screw driver to tke out the screw. it is running great now. I didn't realize my brushes werent spinning at the time of my post. Cleaning this part seemed ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum