iRobot Roomba 660 Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your iRobot Roomba 660 Robot Vacuum, you are not alone. Many iRobot Roomba 660 owners experience issues with their robot vacuum from time to time, and it can be frustrating to deal with these problems.

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Reported iRobot Roomba 660 Issues

The iRobot Roomba 660 Runtime Error.

Roomba Beeps… Roomba Says… Cause Solution
1 beep  Error 1
  • Roomba is stuck with a wheel hanging down or Roomba is stuck
  • Ensure Roomba’s wheels are firmly on the floor. Start Roomba in a new location
2 beeps  Error 2
  • Roomba’s main brushes cannot turn
  • Remove and clean Roomba’s brushes
5 beeps  Error 5
  • Roomba’s side wheel is stuck
  • Clean hair and debris from Roomba’s side wheels. Push them in and out and confirm that they both turn freely. Start Roomba in a new location
6 beeps  Error 6
  • Roomba’s cliff sensors are dirty or Roomba is stuck hanging over a cliff
  • Wipe Roomba’s cliff sensors with a dry cloth. Start Roomba in a new location
7 beep  Error 7
  • Roomba’s side wheel is stuck
  • Clean Roomba’s side wheels of hair and debris. Push them in and out and confirm that they both turn freely. Start Roomba in a new location
8 beeps
  • Roomba’s front wheel is stuck or Roomba is stuck
  • Remove and clean hair and debris from Roomba’s front wheel. Start Roomba in a new location
9 beeps  Error 9
  • Roomba’s bumper is compressed or the bumper sensor is dirty
  • Briskly tap Roomba’s bumper 10-20 times to dislodge any debris that may be trapped under the bumper.
 Error 10
  • Roomba’s side wheel is stuck or its bumper is not registering obstacles
  • If Roomba is circling in place, clean Roomba’s side wheels of hair and debris. Push them in and out and confirm that they both turn. If not circling in place, Roomba may be in an extremely large room. Use a Virtual Wall to create a smaller cleaning area.
11 beeps
  • Roomba’s bumper is not registering obstacles. Roomba may be stuck in one place
  • Tap Roomba’s bumper to confirm it is working properly. If this error occurs when Roomba is circling, clean the wheels of hair and debris. If Roomba is in an extremely large room, use a Virtual Wall to create a smaller cleaning area
12 beeps
  • A cliff sensor is dirty or broken
  • Inspect and clean Roomba’s cliff sensors
Please charge
Roomba
  • Roomba’s battery is discharged
  • Plug Roomba into the power supply or place on the Home base to charge
Please inspect and
Clean Roomba’s cliff
sensors
  • Roomba’s cliff sensors are dirty
  • Wipe cliff sensors with a dry cloth. Ensure Roomba is starting with all wheels firmly on the floor
Please inspect and
clean Roomba’s
wheels
  • Roomba’s side wheel is stuck
  • Clean wheels of hair and debris. Push them in and out and confirm that they turn freely. Ensure Roomba is starting with all wheels firmly on the floor
Please remove and
clean Roomba’s
brushes
  • Roomba’s main brushes cannot turn
  • Remove and clean Roomba’s brushes

iRobot Roomba 660 Robot Vacuum Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the iRobot Roomba 660:

The iRobot Roomba 660 Charging Errors (while charging).

Roomba Blinks… Roomba Displays… Roomba Says… Cause Solution
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 re-install Roomba’s battery. See page 27.
2 Blinks
Err2
Charging
Error 1
  • 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 660 Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a iRobot Roomba 660

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iRobot Roomba 660 Robot Vacuum Troubleshooting

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  1. This is what it says:
    We can’t connect right now. (660)

    What should I do?

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