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How to fix a robot vacuum cleaner

My iRobot Roomba is now running for 8 years and counting!

Mar. 20, 2019 -

Back in 2011 I got myself an iRobot Roomba 555 robot vacuum cleaner to automatically clean my apartment. It's a little circle shaped robot that drives around sucking up dust bunnies. Over the years it has bravely fought the dangers of my apartment... shoes, cables, carpet and belts. It survived and it is still working perfectly! This week it was time for some maintenance.

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Make sure to check the wheel bases for dust bunnies
Make sure to check the wheel bases for dust bunnies
Removing the cleaning head
Removing the cleaning head
Clean
Clean "the eyes" of the Robot, the the sensor windows near the edge
Front wheel cleaning the bearings
Front wheel cleaning the bearings
Use a screw driver to cut hairs loose
Use a screw driver to cut hairs loose
All parts back cleaned and back together.
All parts back cleaned and back together.

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