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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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Operational since 2011, the iRobot Roomba has earned its battle scars - I wonder what it does when I'm not in the apartment...
Operational since 2011, the iRobot Roomba has earned its battle scars - I wonder what it does when I'm not in the apartment...
Front wheel cleaning the bearings
Front wheel cleaning the bearings
Make sure to check the wheel bases for dust bunnies
Make sure to check the wheel bases for dust bunnies
Flip the robot vacuum cleaner upside down - note the dust everywhere
Flip the robot vacuum cleaner upside down - note the dust everywhere
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...)
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

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