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How to service 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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iRobot Roomba bottom cover removed
iRobot Roomba bottom cover removed
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base
Remove dust from the sensor underneath the wheel base
You can clean the filter with another vacuum cleaner
You can clean the filter with another vacuum cleaner
All parts back cleaned and back together.
All parts back cleaned and back together.
Check underneath the caps of the brushes
Check underneath the caps of the brushes
Like new, but 8 years old...
Like new, but 8 years old...

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