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Roomba 550 I have a similar problem with my 550. It gives me 9 beeps and oh-oh. Took it apart, lots of junk got inside where the modules are underneath the gears. Don't know why. Blew it out with compressed air. Still no luck. Someone on YouTube made a video. Check it out if you have time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2Ts9oMs7J0&feature=related

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Nice video on how to clean the CHM

9 beeps suggest a bumper fault
You are probably facing a bumper sensor issue.
Try to clean the bumper first and if this goes on, either call iRobot service, or
take a look at this page for the step by step 9 beep fix.
Have fun
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I starts and tehn stops and beeps three times. I can start it aain and it will run but then it does the same thing'


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TYhe iRobot Roomba has different model designations. Here is a webpage with a list of what the beeps mean in the 400 series. I am thinking that is what you have. 3 beeps means the dirt cup is dirty, filters are dirty, or debris in collecting and it needs to be cleaned.

Here is the webpage: http://uksupport.irobot.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1047/kw/iRobot%20Roomba%20Discovery%20SE%20Bagless%20Robotic%204200%20series%20Vacuum%20beeps%203%20times/related/1

Hope this helps. If it does, I would appreciate a vote. Thanks,

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9 beeps and only goes backwards. Is it fixable?


Yes. This is from the iRobot website:

Why does my Roomba back up for no apparent reason?
If Roomba starts to back up for no apparent reason and plays the "Uh-Oh" sound followed by 9 beeps, the bumper may be stuck with dirt and debris.
Please try the following steps:
Gently tap both sides of the bumper several times to shake out any debris that might be causing the bumper to stick.
Try cleaning around the bumper with compressed air.

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It starts and for a few seconds and then stops The battery is fine


Is the charging ase turned on and is the dust container emptied? Any obstructions?

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Roomba vacuum only goes around in circles then stops and blinks 9 times.


clean your filter . mine was doing the same thing and i took everythng apart under it and low and behold it works wonderful now. but now ive lost the lil brass screw that holds the lil brush on ugh

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Red sensor


If your Roomba's red "check robot" light comes on, the Roomba should also give a hi-lo warning tone, then a number of beeps. Check the number of beeps with the chart toward the end of your manual-- it should tell you what to do.

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IT WILL ONLY RUN IN A CIRCLE AS IF IT IS IN SPOT MODE


Try blowing out the unit, particularly the bumper, with compressed air. Clean off the little windows on the underside of the bumper-- these are the cliff sensors. Then, most importantly, tap the bumper with your hand about half a dozen times to knock loose anything that's stuck. If the issue persists, give a call to customer support and let them know you're having the 9-beep errror.

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Roomba shuts down after a few minutes


The brushes are clean on the outside, but probably not inside of the little yellow contact on the end. Also the junk that collects on the brushes finds its way into the gear box. Mine kept shutting down w/ the "Please remove and clean Roomba's brushes" message. I finally gave up and took it apart. There was a surprising amount of junk in the gear box. After I got it apart, I cleaned it out and I even used a straight pin and a pair of tweezers to get all of the gunk out. Now it runs like new. I'm no mechanic, but I used to help my daddy fix things around the house. I posted my solution to the problem and it has worked for a couple of other people too.

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