iRobot 4150 Roomba Vacuum

How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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Verify there is no debris build-up on the charging contacts. If found, clean the charging contacts on both the Roomba® and the Home Base® with lightly dampened melamine foam. Examine Home Base®/Clean Base® line cord and check for any damage such as cuts, or fraying. Ensure the plug is securely inserted into the outlet.
Keep your robot plugged in and charging on the Home Base® or Clean Base™ when not in use. If your robot will not be used for more than a few weeks, we recommend placing the robot in ship mode. and storing it in a cool, dry place.
For the Roomba`s nickel-based (not lithium ion like smartphones) batteries, it`s best to keep the unit charging whenever you`re not using it. However, don`t leave it in its dock for days at a time — lots of vacuuming will keep its battery healthy.
Roomba® should charge in the following manner: If you are using a charger, the charger should have a solid green power indicator when it is plugged into an outlet. If you are using a Home Base®, the power indicator should blink approximately once every four (4) seconds when plugged into the charger or outlet.
Solid white: Fully charged. Pulsing white: Charging. Pulsing red: Charging, too low to start cleaning.
If its battery gets low before finishing a cleaning cycle, Roomba® automatically returns to the Home Base®/Clean Base™ to recharge, providing that it was started from its Home Base®/Clean Base™.
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.
Pulsing red:

The battery needs to be charged. Leave the robot on the base. If it`s still not fully charged after 3 hours visit Why does my Roomba® or Braava® not turn on or charge properly?

Roomba 600 series battery is a Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery. The average lifespan for this type of battery is around 500 charges, which works out to about 18 months of use if you are running the Roomba once per day.
A traditional, standard vacuum uses around 1.4kWh of power per hour; the humble robot charges on about 60-90 watts (over three hours), with one charge fuelling roughly an hour of cleaning. It`s a no brainer! However, it`s just not as simple as all that.
The light on the Home Base® will go on for approximately four (4) seconds and then turn off and remain off while the robot continues to charge. The light ring on your robot will illuminate to signal that it is charging.
For nearly 20 years, Roombas have been working hard to make our homes tidy. Made by iRobot, these robotic vacuum cleaners use sensors to detect walls and items in a room, becoming smarter the more frequently they clean.
Usually, we suggest customers put device on dock all the time if it is used every week. After battery is fully charged, only mother board of device is charged and customers don`t need worry battery is fully charged for a long time and may decrease the lifespan.
iRobot Roomba vacuums can operate even with simple ambient light, but not in total darkness. What may help with either the i7 or s9 robots is to run a training mission and/or clean your floors with the closet light on until your floor plan map is complete.
If the charger`s light is red that indicates that the battery is charging. If the charger light stays green that indicates that the battery is fully charged, or that the charger port is not receiving Voltage from the battery pack, or that the battery is overdischarged and cannot be recharged.
Replace the battery

If your Roomba is making noise while charging, it could be because of the battery. The rechargeable batteries in all Roombas are designed to last for about two years and will need to replace if you don`t want your device to start making noises and stop working properly.

If a clog is detected, the Dirt Disposal will trigger additional attempts to automatically clear the clog. The Dirt Disposal indicator will also flash red.
You can put the RoboVac on the charging base/auto-empty station though it`s fully charged. The battery protection circuit prevents the battery from being overcharged. Once the RoboVac is fully charged, it will stop drawing power. In this way, the vacuum can always be ready and cleaned on schedule daily.
Each eligible product sold at iRobot comes with a limited one-year warranty.
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.
Factory reset on a Wi-Fi Connected Roomba® and Braava jet®

e Series Robots: Press and Hold the Home and Spot Clean and CLEAN button down for 20 seconds then release. 900 Series Robots: Press and Hold the Dock and Spot Clean and CLEAN button down until all LEDs illuminate.

To reset the battery for a Roomba model in the 700, 800 or 900 series, connect the robot to the charger and press and hold the CLEAN button for 10 seconds. When you see blue text reading “r S t” on the display, release the button. You should hear a beeping tone, which tells you the reset was successful.
It will consume electricity even when not in use, which can increase your energy bill. If you forget to empty the dustbin or forget to clean the Roomba, it could cause the machine to malfunction. Leaving Roomba plugged in all the time may shorten the life of the battery due to continuous charging cycles.
A robot vacuum without a self-emptying base is worth it, but it is definitely more worth it with one. The self-emptying base adds a fair amount of value and convenience to any compatible robot vacuum. It`s especially valuable if you have individuals at home who are more sensitive to dust and allergens.

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The wall charger for irobot roomba needs replacing how do i get hold of a new one
ANSWER : Here you are….there are a BAZILLION of them!

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p3907.m38.l1313&_nkw=roomba+wall+charger&_sacat=See-All-Categories

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Hoover Wind Tunnel U6458-900
Self Propel doesn’t work – via other expert advice here for other models of Hoover – I’m thinking it is the actuator that needs to be replaced as I can see the cable does not connect to anything on the bottom. My problem is – I can’t get the cover off. Been trying for a couple of hours. I removed every screw I can seem to find but something is hold it down. I also am wondering if/when I do eventually get the cover off, would I need to replace the cable when I replac
ANSWER : On some models there are hook/springs that hold the cover of the base snug.

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I have iRobot Roomba 4210 and I have a problem with charge battery. The battery is new. When I charging a battery in other iRobot Roomba the battery was full charged. When I charging in my iRobot Roomba the battery was empty. My fast charger is OK.
ANSWER : The charging circuit on the main board is fried. This is a common issue. You need some good electronic repair skills, and equipment, to replace the problem components

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My older Dyson DC14 (the purple one) early model with a clutch on the beater bar belt needs a clutch replacement. The bar has been cleaned and there are no worn or damaged parts so I conclude that the clutch at the motor end of the belt needs to be replaced. I can find the part online but no instructions on how to disassemble the vacuum to get to and replace it. Dysons only advice is to give me the address and phone of the nearest service center. Can you help me?
ANSWER : Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some very useful info on dismantling and repairing Dysons.
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.Although this site doesnt actually cover the DC14 yet, the DC14 is very similar to the DC07 so as regards dissassembling the machine, and replacing the clutch, my experience is that the DC07 info will enable you to do the job.

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Dyson DC07 The plastic pre filter catch snapped on my Dyson. I have a replacement already, but can’t figure out how to remove the bottom of the broken one. It looks easy enough to slide/snap the new one in but accessing the old one isn’t easy. What do I need to do to get it out?
ANSWER : Turn your dyson over so you can get to the bottom undo the screw and then you can see the bottom of the clip a gentle tap with with a screw driver blade will knock it out and the other one slips in

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Hello,

I am looking for a wiring diagram to install a touch/dimmer switch by “Comfort” mdl # RH-934B – Darjung Ind Ltd.
It has a standard lampcord (two wires) coming from it as well as one white, one black and one yellow wire.
The original touch/dimmer switch (no identification on it) had one white, one black, one red and one yellow – no lampcord.

Thank you very much for your help!

ANSWER : The black and the white will go to the lamp ,eg,output.The yellow is the sensor wire which should be firmly attached to the metal base of the lamp

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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.

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I purchased a brand new P113 Ryobi charger about 2 years ago. It has never worked. If I put a P104 battery in for a charge, it looks like it works correctly. I push the battery tester on the battery itself, and it says full charge, but when I go to use the bateery, it dies right away. I have tried three new P104 batteries. The batteries charge on my charger at work with no problem. The funny thing is, I don't need a battery in the charger and the charger does the same thing, It runs the test
ANSWER : If you have your receipt, check with Ryobi to see if it is still under warranty. It comes with either a 2 or 3 year warranty, depending on when it was purchased. If it is still covered, get it replaced/repaired. If it is not, buy the P117 charger. $30 at Home Depot. It has a 90 day satisfaction guarantee. If it charges your batteries properly, you’re good. If not, bring it back if you don’t like/want it. My P113 won’t get out of test mode now, or charge Lithium batteries anymore. So I bought the P117 yesterday. Works great, and it’s a lot cheaper than new batteries! And it has a 3 year warranty.

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