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Roomba turning off after 30 sec.

\015 My Roomba works for about 30 seconds, then stops, then beeps twice and the status light comes one(red)\015

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I was having the same problem. Roomba would run for 30 seconds and then stop. I tried everything -- then I took the small rubber brush out and removed the small nut at the end. It was packed with dust to the point that it could not turn easily. I cleaned it out and now it is working like a champ. I think the automatic shut down was just a sign that there was too much strain to turn the brushes.
I had the same problem, and tried the same solution--cleaning the nut ends, especially on the rubber agitator--but it didn't help. Then I noticed that the little corner brush (the spinning brush with white bristles) wasn't turning easily, and when I unscrewed that and looked underneath, lo and behold, it had dust and hair packed around its spindle. Cleaning it fixed the problem. So definitely clean your brush ends, but don't forget the corner brush.
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Roomba turning off after 30 sec.


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