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Robokleen stays in same spot going back and forth about four feet wont go around pool it was stuck the other day on a pool toy and couldnt get off of it we didnt know about it til we pulled it out later after that problem started first time i seen it do it i shut it off waited a while turned it on it was fine then it started doing it again. it seems like maybe getting stuck on the toy started the problem

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With these automatic pool cleaners, a jammed impeller can cause it to not work. Since the cleaner was caught on a pool toy, my guess is that it has some fabric/material jammed in the impeller and that is causing your problems. Open it up and check your impeller. I am sure that you will find it jammed.

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