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how to run a roomba upside down?

Postby luckyvacuum » June 18th, 2019, 7:34 pm

Yes, I know there are cliff sensors and of course I was able to wedge a bic pen to lower the wheels. I tried some tape over the cliff sensors but they are send and receive so I guess some other sort of material should be used.
Also I am working on a 980 model that has noisy rollers, almost new grey rollers. They are making a noise like a bad gear. I had another 980 and to my amazement I switched the entire brush drive assembly and got the same noise. That means it must be those rollers.
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Re: how to run a roomba upside down?

Postby vic7767 » June 18th, 2019, 8:49 pm

Run your 980 more and the noise will eventually quiet down as the extractors set in.
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Re: how to run a roomba upside down?

Postby Brett » June 18th, 2019, 9:31 pm

luckyvacuum wrote:how to run a roomba upside down?

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Re: how to run a roomba upside down?

Postby NoJimForHome » July 15th, 2019, 8:14 pm

The older Roombas have a self-diagnostic mode that will activate different wheels, the brushes, and so on. Not sure what the process is for your particular model, but you might be able to run it upside-down. :)
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