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Roomba Discovery 4120 barely moving
\015 My Roomba Discovery 4120 has suddenly slowed down to a crawl. I mostly disassembled it (couldn't get the white lid to full separate from the bottom piece) and pulled out lots of dust bunnies. We've got a cat that puts out a good bit of hair so I've always had a chore of cleaning the brushes and clearing dust out of the sensor areas.Any ideas on why it is moving so slowly? Thanks!\015
I don't have the same roomba that you have, but I had a lot of dog/cat hair stuck on the fan in the trash bin section. Once I removed that it started to work again. I used an air compressor to give it a really good blow out.
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Roomba Discovery 4120 barely moving
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