Question about iRobot Roomba 4210 Bagless Robotic Vacuum
Roomba won't dock
Need more info.
Does the unit go into search mode? "SPOT & CLEAN" flashing? It actually tries to search?
Do you have another roomba to test your dock on to see if IT will dock? If it tries but just cant, then either the dock transmitter, or the roombas receiver is dead. (The round antennae thingys on the dock and the bumper) replace these would be the first point.
Posted on Jul 24, 2010
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Roomba Docking Station
Probably not, unless you just have to have the docking station. My roomba always had trouble mating with my docking station so I never used it. I just plugged it directly in to will using the AC adapter.
Posted on Nov 14, 2008
You may not believe this, but the new 500 series lighthouse virtual walls have both infrared and radio frequency communication. How they work and associate with the Roomba is pretty complicated. The best posting I've ever seen about how they work is here:
Check out that link to understand how the communication works.
If your Roomba is contained by the virtual walls, then you can assume the IR sensor on your Roomba us good....you should test that though. Then you might have to replace the "home base" which could have a bad IR transponder . New ones can be found for reasonable price at www.RoboticVacParts.com or you could order straight from iRobot for twice the price.
If the Roomba is not contained by the virtual walls, then the IR sensor on the Roomba is likely bad and you'll need to change the bumper on your Roomba. Again ....parts are available through ebay, or www.RoboticVacParts.com. Follow this link if you need it.
Posted on Jun 20, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 29, 2016 | Roomba Vacuums
Jul 19, 2013 | Vacuums
Apr 30, 2013 | iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Jul 07, 2012 | iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Jun 06, 2011 | iRobot Roomba 530 Robotic Vacuum
Oct 08, 2010 | iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
Jun 18, 2009 | Roomba Robotic Floor Bagless Vacuum
4,525 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: