Regardless of the series, the iRobot Roomba charges its battery at the base station. Sometimes the battery may fail to recharge. Let's take a look at the most typical causes of this failure.
We took the vast experience of top Howly specialists and prepared this post to learn how to fix iRobot not charging in minutes. For more tips, contact the Howly support chat. We are ready to help 24/7.
And now, let’s get down to the point.
One of the main difficulties why Roomba not charging on dock is the software. So start with rebooting. Rebooting restores the settings to default, so any software defects will evaporate.
Another possible problem is the wheels are stuck with debris, dust, and fiber. To get rid of the Roomba battery not charging, clean the wheels as follows:
Contacts are the third most popular reason why Roomba isn't charging. To correct this, you should:
If your new Roomba won't charge on base, the battery may have been damaged during delivery. Additionally, check that your battery is properly inserted.
If rebooting doesn’t help, try new batteries. Remember, new batteries need some time to charge, so don’t be surprised if it’s not working immediately.
If you don’t see sudden failures and insatiable work recently, you may buy a new battery. Always opt for original spare parts and batteries included. It will elongate the lifetime of the device.
If the Roomba won't charge, the charging station may not be correctly turned on. Try a different outlet for a test. The electricity supply must be on for sure.
Place the Roomba correctly on a flat surface. Put a pencil under the underside of the robot to lift the case and make the contacts of the base and the device touch securely.
If your Roomba is not charging after everything, the last resort is customer support. Contact it, specifying the life period of the device and the warranty, if any. Then the specialist will assist you with further actions.
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