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How to fix an iRobot Roomba 555

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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Remove dust from the container by sliding out the filter
Remove dust from the container by sliding out the filter
Remove the bottom cover to access the inside of the Roomba
Remove the bottom cover to access the inside of the Roomba
Looks like a carpet, but this is dust collected on the inside of Roomba
Looks like a carpet, but this is dust collected on the inside of Roomba
Front wheel with black and white pattern
Front wheel with black and white pattern
All parts back cleaned and back together.
All parts back cleaned and back together.
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base

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