Having problems with your Roomba Vacuums ?
Roomba is not picking up dirt but does pick up dust. That is, the dust chamber has dust in it but the dirt chamber is empty. The brushes don't have any fluff on them either which is not normal.
The fan is blowing out plenty of air, the filter has been cleaned but we suspect the brushes aren't turning. an you help?
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