It depends on which model you have. The latest Roomba models are designed in this way. The charging light goes off to conserve energy. There is nothing wrong with the machine. It doesn’t mean that your dock station has gone bad, Roomba isn’t charging, or the battery is dead.
You can check the battery status from the smartphone application.
So, check your Roomba’s user manual before you start troubleshooting the Roomba charging dock light going off. However, if you have an older model and the light started going off recently, read on to find the reasons and fixes.
Reasons why Green Light on Roomba Charger Goes Off
The green light going off on Roomba charger means that it is fully charged and ready to clean. Some models change light colors as they charge. It goes from red to green indicating that battery is charging all right.
Check If Roomba is Charging
- Check the iRobot Home app to see the battery status.
- Some models produce a steady beep that indicates the battery is charging.
- Some models have a beeping light that shows the battery is being charged.
- You can also press the clean button once to see the battery charging. A green solid light around the clean button means 100% battery. An amber light means the battery is still charging.
Why does Roomba stop charging?
If your Roomba stops charging, it could be due to no power in the home base or dust on the charging contacts. Besides this, using wrong battery types and issues in the power source are also leading causes that stop Roomba from charging.
What does the flashing dock light indicate?
The flashing dock light on Roomba indicates that its power is getting low. If you see a flashing dock light, you should charge your Roomba by taking it to its power station as soon as possible. In case of any issues related to battery, a simple battery reset would work.
How long does a Roomba battery take to charge?
The average charging time for the Roomba battery is 2 hours. People who use Roomba frequently keep the vacuum on charging all the time.
Why Roomba lights up but doesn’t start?
It is likely related to the bin being full, stuck brushes. You can check the app for errors or clean the bin and the brushes to fix it.