iRobot Roomba 550 Vacuum
How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?
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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)
I have cleaned & cleaned this thing! It runs for about 2 mins & stops, says “Clean Brushes”! and now it’s very noticeable it’s not picking up well… but is picking up a bit. I take the dust bin out, and the brushes spin…. and it has much more power…. and is very clear it is working! But it’s useless without the dust bin! LOL It’s only 9 months old…. called customer service, but it was the one time it worked just fine! Of course, I thought I’
If the brushes work , without the bin, the problem , the problem could be caused , due the failure at the bin lock mechanism. There is a sensor that checks if the BIN is connected properly or not. This problem is best resolved by getting the same replaced .
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It’s only 9 months old…. called customer service, but it was the one time it worked just fine! Of course, I thought I’d stop here first before calling again! Than
Second method, is taking off the bottom cover, and removing the.battery. While it’s removed, and not plugged into the charger, press.the clean button for at least 20 seconds. This will erase the memory..Replace battery, and cover. Run the Roomba to see if the brushes start.to spin. You can also remove the brush housing by removing the 4 screws.and reseating it, to see if it was a bad connection, since you have the.bottom cover off.
.(2) Remove the brush assembly by pulling/unlatching it from base on each side.
.(3) Does one of the brushes have the drive pin present? It should be about ¼ inch square, and two inches long. It attaches the brushes to the drive mechanism.
.(4) Remove and clean the intake filter. One the base of the cleaner, behind the brushes, squeeze the two red abs together and pull the panel down to access the screen. Clean the hair/debris off the screen and reassemble.