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Roomba 4220 problems

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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

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

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

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

I bought Roomba 560 robot vacuum cleaner about 3 weeks ago and it has been cleaned without problem all kind of positions of floors (also carpets) Last friday I anyway mountained nearby of outcoming door the black carpet. Now the situation is that Roomba doesn't move and clean above of this carpet. What is the reason and how to solve it ... ?.


Ok, take regular WHITE paper. Do not press it on the sensor, just make it long enough so it covers the sensor. Then, take some clear tape, and tape the piece of white paper over it. Watch for the wall brush and stuff, don't get it to close to them or ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

I have a similar problem as many do with this model, "clean Roomba's brushes".. We took it apart last night, cleaned out all of the dust we saw. we removed the cover, the housing for the brushes and everything else we could. Still has the same problem. What now?


Mine did the same thing and no mater how much I cleaned the brush or pulled fibers of the ends it did not stop until I:Removed the little yellow tabs on the ends of both brushes and used a tooth pic to remove the built up inside the bearing ass ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

Charge light on roomba won't come on when charging. Light on charger is on and shows unit is docked, but no light comes on roomba red unit itself. Is this a bad battery or problem with unit itself??


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Roomba 531 docking problem - iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum


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Why does our Roomba says there is a problem with the brushes even after they have been thoroughly cleaned? It will run a minute maybe then tell us there is a problem, check brushes.


You need a new battery if you have done the battery reset,and then leave the unit on the charger for 16 hours straight if the problem continues after the charge you need to get a new battery ... Vacuums

Roomba 530 I have a problem with my robot roomba 530. IN fact after 2 minutes, i start to "dance" in circle and stop and the red light is on and 9 beeps.....i don't know what to do....thanks a lot for your help Christophe


Hey\015\012\015\012Please look for other same problem posted here ;-)\015\012\015\012You are probably facing a bumper sensor issue.Try to clean the bumper first and if this goes on, either call ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

Hello the problem i have with my roomba is? it


The best course of action is to do as it says and remove the base plate and the wheels and clean them. Don't neglect the caster in the front when you clean the two drive wheels. ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

Problems with roomba 530


Before taking apart your Roomba read this!!! First to see if it is a defect or really the brushes, take the brusehs out and run roomba with out them. If you still hear the clicking/ thumping then try taking it apart or call roomba. But ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

Front wheel problem


I would send it to protechrobotics. they will test all your components and let you know what needs to be done. if the repair is more than it's worth--they will help you out too.http://www.protechrobotics.com/ ... iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My roomba vacuum backs up and goes in circles, what can I do to resolve this problem


This is the 9-beep error. Compare with the video on this site and you can order a repair kit to fix the problem. ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

My roomba 550 is having an error code 3. I change the power supply and the problem still. I will appreciate your answer


Your error code is a charging fault code\015\012By clicking ojn the link below is a chart of fault codes. Save this useful chart for further use later\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... iRobot Roomba 550 Vacuum

I have a roomba 530 and the brushes don't spin what is the problem i took it all part and cleaned all the hair and dirt and it still won't turn?


The cleaning head module electronics are probably burnt out, this is not terribly uncommon. Your best bet is to contact Salton and purchase a 530 replenishment kit (http: ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

The clean light on the Roomba 520 doesn't quit blinking even when it has been docked for hours, i checked all the plugs and i also pushed the spot button for 10 seconds. it is a a slow continual blink as if it is recharging continually. what is the problem.


Sounds like you didn't remove the batteries protective tape. If this isn't a new roomba, your problem may be the charging cycle. For a brief video of what to do click the link below.http://irobot-homesupport-en-eu.custhelp.com/app/answers ... iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum

I noticed the Roomba's brushes were not sweeping, or turning so they could sweep. There was a new sound coming from the machine, the sound of grinding nylon! Upon inspection, I determined the problem to be a heat melted gear support hole. The hole was no longer round but oblong. You could see a ridge of plastic around this hole. So melting I believe was the culprit. The gear that uses that hole was then able to tilt to one side, thereby allowing the gear to disengage from the drive train. I


Be sure to keep your brush bearings clean. If they get clogged, the brushes don't turn and the drive sockets can get damaged. ... Vacuums

Roomba 550 I have a similar problem with my 550. It gives me 9 beeps and oh-oh. Took it apart, lots of junk got inside where the modules are underneath the gears. Don't know why. Blew it out with compressed air. Still no luck. Someone on YouTube made a video. Check it out if you have time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2Ts9oMs7J0&feature=related


Nice video on how to clean the CHM\015\012\015\0129 beeps suggest a bumper fault\015\012You are probably facing a bumper sensor issue.Try to clean the bumper first and if this goes on, either call iRo ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

Roomba just sits and spins or move an inch and turns. What is its problem,we've had it for two years


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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 Red Problem


Mine did a similar thing. I kept trying to use it anyway, when it made a violent jerk (I thought it had broken something) and it started to work again.\015\012\015\012Have you tried pressing both buttons at the same time to make it go st ... iRobot Roomba Red 4100 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

Roomba red problem,


There should be 2 quarter sized sensors on top/behind the brush that detect granular objects. I'd try cleaning those off. they might need to be replaced though. ... iRobot Roomba Red 4100 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My roomba 530 runs in a circle and does not move forward. After 2 minutes it stops with 11 beeps and a flashing red light to the left of the power button. It has no clicking noise. Does anyone know what is the problem?


Hey'\015\012This means Roomba is not registering obstacles. Roomba may be stuck in one place.\015\012Roomba may be in extremely large room, try setting up virtual walls to create smaller area.If Roomb ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

My roomba 550 makes loud clicking noises and stops after 5 minutes and tells me to check brushes. I have taken it apart as much as possible and cannot find the problem


Pull brush rollers out.pull funny lookin yellow ends off and clean hair ect.out .also pop out front wheel and clean ... iRobot Roomba 550 Vacuum
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