How to clean the bin and filter on the Roomba Combo j9+

The iRobot Roomba Combo j9+ is a powerful robot vacuum and mop that is capable of cleaning all types of floors without any manual input. But like all electronics, it requires regular maintenance to keep it working at full capacity. Your docking station will take care of emptying the trash can and keeping the mopping pads wet, though you’ll want to check its trash can and filters from time to time to make sure they aren’t clogged with debris.

Are you trying to open your Roomba Combo j9+ and clean its bin and filter? Take a step-by-step look at the process here.

How to clear bin and filter on roomba combo j9+

Cleaning the bin and filter on the Roomba Combo j9+ is a simple process. First, you need to remove your robot from its dock. Once it is carefully taken out, this is what you need to do.

step 1: Open the bin door by locating and pressing the release button. It’s easy to spot – just look for the dustbin symbol on its exterior. Press this button firmly, and the bin will unlock.

Bin unlock button on roomba combo j9+ robot vacuum.

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step 2: Gently remove the bin from the robot.

step 3: Once the bin has been removed, remove the filter from the bin. The filter is located in a small compartment on the outside of the dustbin.

Filter removed from roomba combo j9+ robot vacuum.

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step 4: Remove dust from the filter by tapping lightly on the edge of your bin. Do not wash the filter, as it is not designed to come in contact with water or other liquids.

Step 5: Open the Trash by pulling the green tab. Dispose of any debris in the trash.

Step 6: Rinse the dustbin with hot water, making sure the filter is not installed in the dustbin.

Step 7: Allow the bin to dry, then place the filter back in the bin. Insert the bin back into the robot vacuum. You should hear a click when it is installed properly.

Roomba combo j9+ bin partially installed.

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That’s it! Your Roomba Combo j9+ is now clean and ready to roll. While you’re cleaning the dustpan and filter, consider looking at its brush and wheels. It’s not unusual for objects and debris to get stuck in these spots, and it’s a good practice to check for them when cleaning the trash can.

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