Why is the side brush on my Roomba not spinning?

The most common reason a side brush is not spinning is because the motor is jammed with hair or another contaminant. Remove the screw securing the side brush to the side brush module and see if there is an accumulation of hair under the brush. Remove the debris and re-assemble, if it all works then you are good to go.

Why isn’t the side brush spinning on my Roomba?

Why is a Roomba side brush not spinning? A Roomba side brush is not spinning because hair, dust, and dirt have accumulated underneath it. Unscrew the side brush and remove the accumulation of dust underneath. If it doesn’t turn after this, the side brush module should be repaired or replaced.

Is the Roomba side brush supposed to spin all the time?

Some other times, the Roomba side brush does not stop at once. It may spin, but not all the time. … For a Roomba that you’ve been using for a while or the once tasked with tackling dirt areas, the problem could be the same and may either require cleaning or replacing the side brush assembly.

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How do I clean the side brush on my Roomba?

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  1. Loosen the side brush with a coin or small screwdriver. Note: Some models may not have a captive side brush screw. …
  2. Remove the brush.
  3. Remove any debris from the side brush and the post of the side brush module.
  4. Reinstall the side brush.

What does the side brush on Roomba do?

The Roomba side brush reaches along edges to remove dirt, dust and debris. It is easy to install and remove with the use of a coin or similar household item. Compatible with Roomba 900, 800, 700, 600, and 500 series models.

How do you reset Roomba?

How to reset the Roomba battery?

  1. Press the CLEAN button to turn on the Roomba.
  2. Hit the SPOT and DOCK buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  3. Release both buttons at the same time as soon as you hear the typical beep sound.
  4. Stop loading the robot for at least 12 hours and then try it.

How do I put my Roomba in diagnostic mode?

Summary: Hold the spot and clean buttons down. Push the power switch. Keep holding spot and clean buttons down while the robot gives five ascending beeps, and five descending beeps. Release spot/clean and you are in diagnostic mode.

How often should you change Roomba brushes?

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Part Care Frequency Replacement Frequency
Brushes Once per week (twice per week in homes with pets). Every 6-12 months.
Charging Contacts Once per month.
Cliff Sensors Once per month.
Extractors Once per week (twice per week in homes with pets). Every 6-12 months.
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What is Error 2 on Roomba?

Error two (2) means the extractors or brushes cannot turn. … If the message persists after cleaning, you may need replacement brushes or extractors. Please visit the iRobot Store – Parts and Accessories or use an authorized retailer to order a part.

Does Roomba have two brushes?

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