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How to replace a battery from 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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Flip the robot vacuum cleaner upside down - note the dust everywhere
Flip the robot vacuum cleaner upside down - note the dust everywhere
All parts back cleaned and back together.
All parts back cleaned and back together.
Remove dust using the other vacuum cleaner
Remove dust using the other vacuum cleaner
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base
Voila, clean!
Voila, clean!
Wiggle the brush loose from its center axle
Wiggle the brush loose from its center axle

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