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Roomba 500 Unit comes on and moves, but brushes don't seem to be turning. Unit stops and then says, "please clean brushes".


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Roomba 500 Series have a serious problem with hair and other fibers working their way into the drive gears. The resulting resistance in the drivetrain is interpreted by the machine as overloaded brushes. People who experience this problem should complain to iRobot technical support. If the machine was purchase less than a year ago, they should ship a replacement assembly to you at no charge.
If you go to the roomba website you can buy a small kit that contains the replacement brushes and filters, both of which are easy to change. also check the big wheels try to clean any hair or thread that are around them, don't take the big wheels apart . A razor blade is easiest but be careful.
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