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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
Flip it around to access the motor
Flip it around to access the motor
Like new, but 8 years old...
Like new, but 8 years old...
Remove the dust can and brushes
Remove the dust can and brushes
Use a screw driver to cut hairs loose
Use a screw driver to cut hairs loose
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...

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