Having problems with your Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum ?

No suction on my red roomba

\015 Hi all \015\012\015\012I have no suction on my red roomba anymore -- any ideas??\015

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Make sure you have a filter installed, then change or clean it. Without a filter, the fan will get clogged.
\015\012If that doesn't help, clean the fan and the exhaust port, and verify that the fan is working.
\015\012If the fan is working and the filter is clean, then your appearent lack of suction is probably due to the fact that your brushes are not turning, and therefore not collecting debris. That's a whole different problem, one I also have, but haven't solved yet (though there are suggestions on this site).
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No suction on my red roomba

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