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It is not soakeing the water

Hi I am cleaning a carpet but i can't figure it out how this can soake the water from the carpet please guide me it looks like i am doing something wrong

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Unless my information from Roomba is wrong, the unit is for DRY VACUUMING only. It is not made to pick up water.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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