Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum\015 My Rooma Discovery 4210 has one slow-moving wheel–one of the two spins just find, the other slowly. I can’t find an obstruction, but I can’t see what might be lurking between the wheel and the black plastic that covers it, either. I called and Roomba told me the wheels of the Discovery models can’t be fixed and suggested I buy a new Rooma 500-series, which has fixable wheels. They didn’t recommend trying to repair the wheel. Well. Thanks, Roomba. Given that this machine is otherwise useless, any suggestions on how to get that wheel unstuck?\015

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If a wheel cannot be turned by hand, place your s Series Roomba on the floor and manually push your s Series Roomba backwards and forwards, about 1 ft (0.3 m). If compressed air is available, gently blow air into the wheel well.
Overview. Error 1 (left) means Roomba is on an obstacle or an uneven surface and the left wheel is stuck. If this is the case, lift Roomba off the floor, place it in the center of the room and restart the clean cycle. If this error occurred on a flat surface, check the wheels for obstructions.
Error seven (7) means the Side Wheels cannot turn. This can happen if your j series robot was started on an uneven surface or got stuck on an obstacle. If this is the case, lift your Roomba® off the floor and place it in the center of the room and restart the clean cycle.
Error 1 (right) means Roomba® is on an obstacle or an uneven surface and the right wheel is stuck. If this is the case, lift Roomba® off the floor, place it in the center of the room, and restart the clean cycle. If this error occurred on a flat surface, check the wheels for obstructions.
Check if the bearings on the brush holder are rusted or broken. If broken then it`s better to replace the brushes. The side brushes of a robot vacuum cleaner usually collect the long strains of hair and other debris. As a result, They are prone to get clogged and stop moving.
Loosen the 3 screws. Remove the wheel module. Install the replacement wheel module. Tighten the three (3) screws that retain the replacement wheel module.
Error five (5) indicates that one or both of the side wheels cannot turn. Check the side wheels for obstructions. Push the wheels up and down several times and shake out any loose debris that may be trapped in the wheel well.
Wheel slip is common when using differential drive mobile robots as the orientation of the robot is achieved by commanding a velocity differential between the two driven wheels of the mobile robot.
Robot vacuums are packed with sensors to help them avoid objects, and many advanced models can also judge if there is clearance to make it under furniture. But these features don`t always work as planned, and homes can have many different kinds of furniture with varying heights. So, sometimes robovacs get stuck.
Error 4 indicates the Roomba e Series left wheel cannot turn. Check the left wheel for obstructions. Push the wheels up and down several times and shake out any loose debris that may be trapped in the wheel well.
Introduction. The front caster wheel is the wheel that leads the Roomba over all of the dirt and debris so that the vacuum can pick it up.
Charging Error 7 indicates the battery is not charging. Check that you are using an authentic iRobot® Lithium Ion Battery. Charging errors can occur with counterfeit batteries. Ensure that Roomba is being charged at room temperature.
“Charging Error Eleven (11)” means there is a communications issue between the battery and the robot. Removing and re-installing the battery usually resolves the issue. If the error persists, please contact iRobot Customer Care.
Just like regular vacuums though, not all robot vacuums are created equal and some Robots are not repairable and cannot be serviced. The Robot vacuum should not replace your regular vacuum and it should be used for maintenace cleaning. We can usually service your Robot if its doing this: It is running in circles.
iRobot Roomba j7. The Roomba j7 is an AI-powered robot vacuum that detects and avoids common robot traps, such as cords, cables, and pet waste. It works with a stylish clean base that will clean the dirt out of its bin so you don`t have to. Read our review.
One of the most neglected parts of a robot vacuum is the wheel. For Roomba robots, there are three – a caster and two side wheels.
On average, a well-maintained robotic vacuum cleaner can last up to 4-6 years, but some models may last even longer.
Despite all of their sophisticated sensors and smart mapping systems, even the most advanced machines can get stuck on thick rugs, tangled around cords or hopelessly lost. Before you set a robot vacuum free to roam, you can help ensure it completes the job by preparing your home properly.
There are a plethora of motors to choose from: tiny pager motors, servo motors, linear motors, stepper motors and DC geared motors. Tiny pager motors have an off-centre weight attached to the drive shaft, so when the motor spins, the motor vibrates.
Omni wheels are sometimes known as Swedish wheels and can be used to both drive and steer a robot. Mecanum Wheel is also a type of Omni wheel with the exception that rollers are attached at 45° angle around the circumference of another bigger wheel.
Error eleven (11) means the Roomba (e or i series) vacuum is experiencing insufficient airflow. If the error persists, please reboot the robot by holding the clean button for about twenty (20) seconds. Doing so should clear the error from the robot`s memory.
Quite simply, wheel slip occurs when the force applied to a tire exceeds the traction available to that tire. Force is applied to the tire in two ways: Longitudinally — Longitudinal force comes from the torque applied to the tire by the engine or by the brakes. It tends to either accelerate or decelerate the car.
Wheel Move systems offer crop irrigation with sprinkler system that moves through a field. Wheel Move irrigation features an engine-driven, high pressure all-hydraulic power train. Dual orbit hydraulic motors provide instant manually controlled forward and reverse movement.
idiom. : separated from outside events or influences. The group was operating in a vacuum, cut off from the rest of the world. The city`s riots did not happen in a vacuum. They were caused by recent political events.

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Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won’t turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba
I have a Roomba 530, I have had it for 2 weeks and really loved it. I have followed all the cleaning instructions etc.. Then the Roomba wanted it’s brushes cleaning “please clean Roombas brushes” So thinking that something was stuck I removed and cleaned the brushes, (yellow tabs on and in place by the way)
ANSWER : I read somewhere that you need to clear the software in case there is a glitch. To do this, take the battery out and then, simultaneously hold down the “spot” and “clean” buttons for 30 seconds. Replace battery. This has worked for my Discovery model.

Repairing stuck wheel/Roomba Discovery
ANSWER : Just learning, but sounds like the one that doesn’t spin freely is the good one.
.The other may have a broken belt.

Roomba wheel — stuck
ANSWER : I had a similar problem, I just took my Roomba Red apart and put it back together about four times before I fixed it.  In my case it turned out to be a dirty sensor, fixed as described at.
.Before you open it up I recommend following the diagnostic tests to see if its a physical problem (bad motor belt, hair stuck around the wheel) or a sensor problem (dirt makes Roomba think it is stuck when it isn’t).  If you follow the diagnostics one of them will move the Roomba wheels while ignoring the sensors; if the wheels move fine then you probably have a sensor problem..

Front wheel problem
ANSWER : I would send it to protechrobotics. they will test all your components and let you know what needs to be done. if the repair is more than it’s worth–they will help you out too.

I own a Eureka Optima 437 and one of the rear wheels are broken and cannot find parts for this. Where can I find parts for real wheel?
I have a rear wheel that came off too. The wheel seems fine, but the plastic base that the wheel clicks onto on the underside of the vac seems to have cracked. I need a new plastic bottom. Any ideas?
ANSWER : Called Eureka Customer Service and ordered another part. They are mailing it to me free of charge!

No more problem.

Roomba Discovery Roomba is fully charged and cleaned with sensor wiped clean. When turned on it it sounds normal and commences to go, but it then acts like it is putting on the breaks, spins, tries to go and manages a short distance and breaks again, just not making any progress because it keeps breaking after a foot or so and turns and tries again. Sometimes is gets so stuck from moving forward at all, like it is stuck in one spot just trying to go while seemingly surrounded by barriers. Somet
ANSWER : I had the same back-up, turn, move forward a couple inches, backup-up, etc. problem. Try cleaning/cutting the hair, etc. out from around the brushes, as well as around the ends of the brushes. Also, try a Q-tip to clean out the four pair of sensors (on my Roomba there are four pairs of little lenses under the bottom of the bumper) that (apparently) can cause the Roomba to think it is going over a cliff so it backs up. I didn’t have a can of compressed air, so I turned it over on the grass and went after it with a leaf blower..up close. Lots of dust came out and it has worked fine since.

Roomba Discovery My Roomba Discovery seems to work fine, mechanically, but it no longer seems to collect any dust. (The collection bin remains empty after the Roomba has circulated around the floor for quite a while). The brush has been replaced and spins normally. Does anyone have an idea why this machine’s vacuum function no longer seems to work? I would appreciate any feedback. Jeremy
ANSWER : Did you replace the filter? when you remove the dust bin there is a small filter that needs to be cleaned, or replaced. You can buy a maintenance kit that replaces the brushes and filters as well, its good to replace them all regularly

Oreck XL How to remove rear wheel. Removed all viewable hair, thread, etc., but one wheel is still hard to turn. I think there’s hair stuck inside the wheel core. Can I remove the wheel & take it off the metal post?
ANSWER : You can take a medium size flathead screwdriver and slide it in beside the wheel and under the pin. Then pry carefully on one side and then the other it will start to come out but work both sides alternately so you won’t put too much pressure on the plastic. Once it is out you can clean it and put it back in. Line up the pin and use a blunt end tool like a punch to tap it back in. You can use the same screwdriver but don’t hit it too hard. You can tell when it is in all the way when it bottoms out. Make sure you look closely at it before you take it out so you will know what it is suppose to look like.