The IRobot Roomba vacuum cleaners are distinguished by their construction thoughtfulness in terms of service. From the standpoint of diagnostics, the troubleshooting system provided below in form of an available table come to the rescue.
IRobot Roomba 4150 vacuum error codes
|Number of beeps after “uh-oh”||Likely cause||What to do|
|No beeps||A wheel is stuck or is not touching the ground||Pick up the robot, place it down securely on the floor and touch the clean button to restart the cycle.|
|1||The main brushes cannot turn||Turn over Roomba and remove the brush guard by pushing the two yellow tabs. Remove the brushes, clear any obstructions, and replace them again. (See page 20)|
|2||The side brush cannot turn||Turn over Roomba. Look to see if something is wrapped around the side brush. Remove the side brush with a screw driver and check for string or hair that may be wrapped around it.|
|3||The vacuum cannot run||Remove and empty Roomba’s bin. (See page 20)|
|4||A wheel motor cannot run||Your Roomba may be stuck or something may be wrapped around a wheel. Look for something wrapped around the wheels. Push them in and out and make sure they turn easily.|
|5||The cliff sensors have failed or are blocked||Turn over Roomba and clear any debris that might be caught underneath the front bumper in the cliff sensors. You can also use compressed air to clean them out.|
|6||Wheel obstruction or robot attempting to drive over an obstacle||Turn over Roomba and remove any obstructions that prevent the wheels from seating all the way up into Roomba’s body. Also, remove any obstacles that Roomba could drive over.|
|7 or 8||Not applicable||Roomba’s beep codes do not include 7 or 8 beeps. If you are getting an error with 7 or 8 beeps, try counting again or contact iRobot Customer Care.|
|9||Sensor error||Please contact iRobot Customer Care.|
|10||Roomba is stuck||Pick up Roomba and start it again somewhere else. Use a virtual wall or other barrier to keep Roomba away from the place it got stuck.|
IRobot Roomba Discovery vacuum errors codes
|Roomba Says||What It Means||What Y ou Should Do|
|Plays 4-note song as power button blinks RED||The battery' is low and needs recharging||• Connect Roomba to the Power Supply or Home Base and rcchargc the battery.|
|“Ehh”||Cliff sensors arc dirty or need repair||• Pick up the Roomba and turn it over.
• Cheek for any debris underneath the front bumper and around the cliff sensors.
• Wipe the sensors with a lint-frec cloth or use compressed air to clean them out.
|No beeps||A wheel is stuck or off the ground||• Lift the Roomba and place it down again.
• Press ‘Clean’ to restart the cycle.
|“Uh-oh”+ 1 beep||Roomba's main brushes arc stalled||• Pick up the Roomba and turn it over and remove the wire guard.
• Look for something blocking the brushes; you may need to remove and reinstall the brushes to remove the obstruction.
|“Uh-oh” + 2 beeps||Roomba's side brush is stalled||• Pick up the Roomba and turn it over.
• Look for something wrapped around the side brush.
• Remove the side brush with a scrcw driver and check obstructions.
• Replace the side brush, placc Roomba in the ccntcr of the Roomba and press ‘Clean" to resume cleaning
|“Uh-oh” + 3 beeps||Roomba's vacuum is stalled||• Remove and empty the dirt bin.
• Use a flat head screwdriver to remove the grill at the back of the debris bin.
• Spin the vacuum impeller around, shaking out any debris that may be stuck.
• Replace the grill and the dust bin.
|“Uh-oh” + 4 beeps||Roomba's drive motor is stalled||• Your Roomba may be stuck, or something may be caught in a wheel.
• If it's stuck, placc it in the ccntcr of the room and press ‘Clean’.
• If it isn't stuck, pick up your Roomba and turn it over and look for something wrapped around the wheels. Push them in and out and verify they rotate freely. Placc Roomba in the middle of the room, press ‘Clean’ and it should resume cleaning.
|“Uh-oh” + 5 beeps||Roomba's cliff sensors are obstructed||• Pick up the Roomba and turn it over.
• Cheek for any debris that might be caught underneath the front bumper, around the cliff sensors.
• Wipe the sensors with a lint-frcc cloth or use compressed air to clcan them out.
|“Uh-oh” + 6 beeps||Roomba's wheel drop sensors arc overloaded||• Pick up your Roomba, put it in the middle of the room, power it OFF and then ON again.
• Select the cleaning cycle you prefer and let it go to work.
|“Uh-oh” + 9 beeps||Roomba's wheel drop sensors have failed at startup||• Your Roomba probably needs to be serviced; please contact Customer Support.|
|“Uh-oh” + 10 beeps||Roomba's bumper is not registering obstacles||• If Roomba travels for a long distance without bumping into anything (which would be unusual), it might think it’s stuck and can’t move; press ‘Clean’ again and it should resume cleaning.|
IRobot Roomba 500 series vacuum errors codes
|Roomba blinks...||Roomba displays... (models 550+)||Roomba says....||Likely cause||What to do|
|1 blink||-||Charging Error 1.||Roomba’s battery is not connected.||Confirm that Roomba’s battery pull-tab is removed. Remove the bottom cover of Roomba to remove and reinstall Roomba’s battery.|
|2 blinks||Err2||Charging Error 2.||Roomba has a charging error.||Let Roomba cool down for at least one hour and try charging again.|
|3 blinks||Err3||Charging Error 3.||Roomba has a charging error.||Reset Roomba’s software (refer to tip below) and try charging again.|
|5 blinks||Err5||Charging Error 5.||Roomba has a charging error.||Reset Roomba’s software (refer to tip below) and try charging again.|
|6 blinks||Err6||Charging Error 6.||Roomba’s battery is too warm.||Let Roomba cool down for at least one hour and try charging again.|
|7 blinks||Err7||Charging Error 7.||Roomba’s battery is not cooling.||Let Roomba cool down for at least one hour and try charging again.|
IRobot Roomba 600 Series, 700 series vacuum error codes
|Your Roomba blinks...||Your Roomba displays...||Your Roomba says…||Likely cause…||What to do|
|1 blink||Charging error 1||Your Roomba’s battery Isn’t connected.||Check that you removed pull-tab from the battery. Remove the battery cover of your Roomba to remove & reinstall battery.|
|2 blinks||Err 2||Charging error 2||Your Roomba has a charging error.||Let your Roomba cool down for at least an hour & try charging again.|
|3 blinks||Err 3||Charging error 3||Your Roomba has a charging error.||Reset Roomba’s software (pgi 3) and try charging again.|
|5 blinks||Err 5||Charging error 5||Your Roomba has a charging error.||Reset Roomba’s software (pg 13) and try charging again.|
|6 blinks||Err 6||Charging error 6||Your Roomba has a charging error.||Let your Roomba cool down for at least an hour & try charging again.|
|7 blinks||Err 7||Charging error 7||Your Roomba’s battery Isn’t cooling.||Let your Roomba cool down for at least an hour & try charging again.|