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17309Re: [RoboMower] Re: Overrun

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  • Ken Hawn
    Sep 9, 2010
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      Mine will over run the perimeter with a full charge. It went about 3 feet into my flower garden and came within two inches of hitting my cactus. It will also go past the wire if the wheel happens to go over the street curb. Pulling batteries out always works for me.

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      On Sep 9, 2010, at 5:41 PM, "toolman_d" <toolman_d@...> wrote:

      > I've observed the mower overrun the perimeter:
      > 1) when the battery is low/drained
      > 2) there are cars parked close to the perimeter
      > 3) on a hill when the rear tire drops off the edge of the grass (the mover pivots outside the perimeter)
      >
      > --- In RoboMower@yahoogroups.com, Danny Miller <dannym@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Go under Service. There's a "Learn Wire Sensors", also a "Test wire
      > > sensors" IIRC. You need to have the mower inside an active perimeter wire.
      > >
      > > Danny
      > >
      > > Ken Hawn wrote:
      > > > My mower will sometimes jump the perimeter wire, it will stop within 3 feet. I just pull the battery box out and wait a minute or two and replace it. That seems to reset something and then It works fine.
      > > > Ken
      > > >
      > > > Sent from Ken Hawn's iPhone
      > > >
      > > > On Sep 1, 2010, at 3:23 PM, "Douglas B. George" <dg@...> wrote:
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      > > >> My RoboMower has started running over the wire. It always happens in the
      > > >> forward direction. This never used to happen, but now it does that on perhaps
      > > >> every fourth run of the mower.
      > > >>
      > > >> Usually it just gets stuck but in one instance I actually saw the mower leave my
      > > >> property altogether. I chased it down as it went merrily on cutting grass next
      > > >> door! I'm sure it would have stopped eventually but that is not good!!!
      > > >>
      > > >> It looks like there might be several wire sensors around the perimeter of the
      > > >> mower, and maybe one of the front ones isn't working(?). Any suggestions on how
      > > >> to diagnose and repair this issue?
      > > >>
      > > >> Thanks,
      > > >>
      > > >> Doug
      > > >>
      > > >>
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