iRobot Roomba 780 Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your iRobot Roomba 780 Robot Vacuum, you are not alone. Many iRobot Roomba 780 owners experience issues with their robot vacuum from time to time, and it can be frustrating to deal with these problems.

I have problems with my iRobot Roomba 780

Reported iRobot Roomba 780 Issues

The iRobot Roomba 780 Problems while cleaning

Error 1. Move Roomba to a new location then press CLEAN to restart.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba is stuck with a wheel hanging down.
  • Ensure your Roomba’s wheels are firmly on the floor. Start in a new location.

Error 2. Open Roomba’s brush cage and clean brushes.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s main brushes can’t turn
  • Remove and clean your Roomba’s brushes

Error 5. Move Roomba to a new location then press CLEAN to restart.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s cliff sensors are dirty or your Roomba is hanging over a drop.
  • Wipe your Roomba’s cliff sensors with a dry cloth. Start in a new location.

Error 6. Move Roomba to a new location then press CLEAN to restart.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s cliff sensors are dirty or your Roomba is hanging over a drop.
  • Wipe your Roomba’s cliff sensors with a dry cloth. Start in a new location.

Error 7. Spin Roomba’s wheels to clean.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s side wheel is stuck.
  • Clean your Roomba’s side wheels of hair and debris. Push them in and out and check that they both turn freely. Start in a new location.

Error 9. Tap Roomba’sbumper to clean.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s bumper is compressed or the bumper sensor is dirty.
  • Briskly tap your Roomba’s bumper several times to dislodge any debris that may be trapped underneath.

Error 10. Spin Roomba’s side wheels to clean.

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s side wheel is stuck or its bumper isn’t detecting obstacles.
  • If your Roomba is circling in one place, clean the side wheels. Push them in and out and check that they both turn. If it’s not circling in one place, Roomba may be in a very large room. Use a Virtual Wall to create a smaller cleaning area.

Please charge your iRobot Roomba 780

Cause Solution
  • Your Roomba’s battery is dead
  • Plug your Roomba into the charger or place it on the Home Base to charge.

iRobot Roomba 780 Robot Vacuum Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the iRobot Roomba 780:

The iRobot Roomba 780 Charging Errors (while charging).

Roomba Blinks… Roomba Displays… Roomba Says… Cause Solution
1 Blink
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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

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  • 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 780 Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a iRobot Roomba 780

This guide will help you identify and resolve issues with your iRobot Roomba 780 Robot Vacuum.

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