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How to service 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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iRobot Roomba bottom cover removed
iRobot Roomba bottom cover removed
Weaponised iRobot 710 - not your average vacuum cleaner...
Weaponised iRobot 710 - not your average vacuum cleaner...
iRobot Roomba 555 (from 2011)
iRobot Roomba 555 (from 2011)
Unscrew the spinning brush
Unscrew the spinning brush
Flip it around to access the motor
Flip it around to access the motor
Remove all of them, make sure not to lose them (or suck them up during vacuum cleaning...)
Remove all of them, make sure not to lose them (or suck them up during vacuum cleaning...)

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