Having problems with your Roomba Vacuums ?

Brushes won't fix back into holder without being forced, so Roomba clicks when it runs. It will only run a little while and then stop and say to clean Roomba's brushes.


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It sounds like you didn't clean the bearings. On one end of each brush is a bearing, probably in a yellow housing. Pull the bearing off the axle, and you'll find it's full of hair underneath.

Obviously, the brushes should turn freely and slot back in the housing easily. If they don't, you have to look really carefully to see what's stopping it. I've given you the most likely issue based on my experience (!) but if that fails you'll have to look at the physical fitting of them carefully to see where extra bulk (dust/hair/whatever) is preventing the easy fit.
Pop off the flat yellow disk at the end, then pop off the little yellow stub at the end (that fits into the Roomba slot). You'll find tons of hair underneath that needs to be pulled out with tweezers. The problem occurs when the brush is removed and the hair expands. Reassemble and you are back in business.
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