iRobot Roomba Red 4100 Bagless Robotic Vacuum\015 When working….When you turn on the Roomba the battery light will be on green. Then when you click clean it will start cleaning for about 5 seconds then stops. The battery light will be on red and the status light will be blinking also. The only way you can get it to work is taking out the battery and putting it back in. But then it will stop after a while if it gets stuck or something like that sometimes when it hits carpeting it will cause it to stop and when you move it and press cleans it will give you this one beep. When your turn it off and on the same lights will be on and you can't get it to start unless taking out the battery. I clean it many times with an air compressor, cleaned out the brushed, and emptied the bin and cleaned the filter. Any solutions?\015

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There is an Error. Tap Clean for the robot to repeat the error. Errors are also shown in the iRobot HOME App on WiFi-enabled models.

Your Roomba may be experiencing an issue where the APS Battery is deeply discharged and may need to charge longer than the standard 2.5 hours.
Once they have enough battery power, they will continue cleaning. When it finishes its cleaning session: The robot vacuum knows when it is done cleaning your house because it has a mapping algorithm that knows the size of your house, the size of the area swept, the cleaning speed, the collisions and turns it makes.
End Job: The robot will automatically end its job once you get home*. Off: If you turn off the `When I return home` toggle, the robot will continue its cleaning job with no interruptions.
In general, these robots will use a series of colors to indicate their current status. White – I`m awake and everything is normal. Blue – I`m doing something special. Red – There`s a problem.
If a malfunction occurs during the cleaning process, the ring-shaped indicator of the device will flash rapidly in red and the voice message will turn on.
Note: Pause Cleaning When Full. If you have a Clean Base™ with a compatible robot, this will be the default setting. As soon as the bin is full, Roomba® will pause its cleaning job and return to its base. Once the bin is emptied, press CLEAN to resume.
If your Roomba® i Series Robot Vacuum is not turning on or is not able to charge, rebooting your robot tends to solve most related issues. To reboot your Roomba: Press and hold the CLEAN button for 20 seconds. After you release the button, the light ring will show a white clockwise swirl while it reboots.
Most owners believe that running their robot vacuums four times per week is sufficient to keep the floors dust-free. However, if you have children or pets, you should use your robot vacuum more frequently. Daily vacuuming is recommended if you suffer from seasonal allergies.
You can easily check the status of the battery in the iRobot® HOME App. A battery icon will be displayed in the top-right corner, indicating the current status of the battery.
Charging time under normal conditions is at least 2 hours. For best results, use only the battery type compatible with your robot and ensure that it is an authentic iRobot Lithium Ion/NiMH battery that comes with Roomba or purchased from iRobot authorized dealers.

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My roomba goes round in circles. sometimes it stops and moves a centimeter backwards and then again it goes round in circles.
if you press the ,,dock” button it goes back to the station.
if you press the ,,clean” button, again, it goes round in circles….
the machine is cleaned, the sensors aren’t covered with dirt, the weels and brushes can rotate freely….
can anybody help me???
thanks in advance
ANSWER : Here’s the link. IR Bump Sensor Fix

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.

Roomba Stops I’ve had a Roomba for about 2 months. Lately, it runs for about 45 secs, then stops, makes a two-tone (descending) sound, and flashes the CLEAN button while the STATUS button is red. I’ve emptied the dustbin on it. Can you help?
I am seeing the same problem on my roomba today. I cleaned all that I could., the brushes, the pins on the sides and all that and it still gives the same problem..Any other fix?
ANSWER : Run your roomba through a self diagnostic test. I have posted the link below. Tell me your findings....

My Bissell Proheat 2X carpet cleaner won’t spray water when the “Hose” mode is selected. It sprays for about 5 seconds then stops. If you then wait 10 seconds it will spray again, but only for 5 seconds. Can you help?

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Roomba red 4100 cleans in small circle stops starts agains cleans small circle stops then status light comes on and clean button blinks.
ANSWER : When the status light comes on, the Roomba is going to sing “uh-oh,” and then beep a number of times. Count the beeps. They’re a code that tells you what’s wrong with the Roomba. You can check iRobot’s website for a chart of beep codes. Search “What is Roomba saying to me?” on the troubleshooting page.

My roomba mounts up to the charger the light blinks red then after a time it goes green but when I dismount it and push the green button it immediately goes red. It doesn’t beep or do anything. It is that the battery is not charging?
ANSWER : You have dead nimh (nickle metal hydride) batteries. You.will need a replacement. You can test for this by removing the battery.and holding the power button for 15 seconds. This will restart the.charging cycle as if the battery were new.

I have a DC 21 Dysonstowaway. Lately it cuts out a LOT, when
vacumning . I press the start switch on the head, goes for 5 sec.
Stops, goes, stops etc. How frustrating !! What can I do ?
ANSWER : Sounds like a loose power connection someplace on the machine..Probably needs to be looked at by an experienced repairperson..

Battery charge I just purchased a new battery pack insert for my Roomba, Replacement
was a breeze and it now works great. My question is; The last battery I
bought ( not from you) was a full cased roomba battery pack that didn’t
last a year. Roomba says leave the r Roomba charging all the time so
it’s ready when you need it, and that’s nice but I feel that leaving it
charging like that it will kill the battery faster as it is always warm
to the touch. These battery’s should last at least 5
ANSWER : Dave you are correct. You should never over-charge anything like a Roomba, Cel Phone, etc. That will kill a bettery very quickly.