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Powers on but will not run, goes BONK when button is pressed.

I have a roomba discovery, that was dropped. now when you press the power button it lights up the Power, Spot, Clean & Max buttons, but when you press the Spot, Clean or Max button it just goes "bonk"! (not "beep") and just sets there. I have cleaned it but not opened it up to look for anything broken.

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OK, I have fixed my Roomba!! First I went out and searched the web for Troubleshooting info. What I found was the diagnostics that the factory uses to test them. So going through the diags. I found that 3 of the 4 IR Sensors along the front were not working. So I took the Top Cover off, then removed the Sensors from the front Bumper. I found a red wire that had been cut from the drop. Repaired the wire and all is good !!!!

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