Having problems with your Roomba ?

Why is my roomba not turning on

Push clean button no response no lights nothing

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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

I have a roomba 530 pet series. It appears that the brushes aren't turning. They are free of dirt and debris and move easily when manually turned. But, You can tell there may not be a motor turning, because the roomba is more quiet than normal when you turn it on. Also, the hair just collects along the bottom of the brush and doesn't get pushed into the bin.


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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

Roomba Discovery Roomba is fully charged and cleaned with sensor wiped clean. When turned on it it sounds normal and commences to go, but it then acts like it is putting on the breaks, spins, tries to go and manages a short distance and breaks again, just not making any progress because it keeps breaking after a foot or so and turns and tries again. Sometimes is gets so stuck from moving forward at all, like it is stuck in one spot just trying to go while seemingly surrounded by barriers. Somet


I had the same back-up, turn, move forward a couple inches, backup-up, etc. problem. Try cleaning/cutting the hair, etc. out from around the brushes, as well as around the ends of the brushes. Also, try a Q-tip to clean out the four pair of sensors ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

Roomba goes in a circle moves about 5 inches and then turns in a circle again. It won't dock or go any farther than a few inches before turning in a circle again. The roomba has been cleaned inside and out. All hair and debri as been taken out of the wheels and brushes. i opened the case and cleared all the debri and i dusted the sensors in the front. Not sure what to do now.


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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.


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I have a roomba 435. I've had it for about 3 months, it had been working great until it started to sound a little different (louder). Now I noticed that it doesn't pick things up, it just pushes them around, I then discovered that the brushes aren't turning. I cleaned them out, no parts are missing. Brushes still won't turn. Help please.


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My brand new roomba ran fine the first time and for awhile today. Now it just turns in circles. It seems like one of the wheels doesn't turn. It gives 11 beeps.


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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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ROOMBA POWER MY ROOMBA HAS BEEN DOCKED AND I THOUGHT CHARGED. THE POWER BUTTON WILL NOT LIGHT UP AND THE UNIT WILL NOT TURN ON


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My Discovery 4210 Roomba will run normally for about 20 minutes on a smooth, wooden floor. It then begins the following sequence: run forward a few inches, turn in a tight counter-clockwise circle a few revolutions, stop, power off a few seconds, power up, repeat cycle from forward run. The sequence can be repeated seemingly endlessly if I don't turn off the power manually. I've replaced the motor, and led revolution sensor system on the left drive wheel. I've blown the dust out of everywhere. A


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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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Let it charge for a full 24, or even 48 hours, regardless of the green light. If it still dies you probably need a new battery.. or worse. ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

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My Roomba is moving real slow and turns very often then turns itself off after a few minutes. I have a new battery.


There's a chart in the back of your manual that lists the beep codes. If it says "contact customer support" under the "troubleshooting" section, call 1-877-855-8593. We'll be able to diagnose the problem based on the beep code and hopefully get your ... Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum

My Roomba has been charged for 16 hours after not being used for several monhths. I turn it on and it starts the engine for a second and then just stops dead, I can turn it on again and have power but the same thing happens


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My Roomba 560 has started to run in small steps as if it constantly meets an obstacle and turns around in a very small circle. It advances slightly, backs slightly and turns and then does this again and again.


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My Roomba 570 will not go forward. the only thing that it will do is rock side to side or turn to one side then to the other side. The it turns it self off and gives me display signal of "!". I have replaced both wheels.


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Roomba waddles It turns on, vacuum runs it waddles forward approximately 6-7 times turns around and repeats several times and eventually will stop and beep a number of tones.


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