Vacuum charging station kicked breaker?

I received the vacuum a week or 10 days ago and have used it several times. Last night we went out to dinner and I set the vacuum up to clean one of the rooms we have setup. I received a notification that it had completed cleaning but needed assistance to reconnect to the charging station. When I got home, I found it was about 2 or 3 inches from the charging station positioned like it was in the last phase of return but it never made it all the way in. Upon investigation, I found that the breaker had tripped for the circuit the charging station is on ? There was nothing else turned on for that circuit other than the charging station. I will be keeping a careful eye on this to see if it happens again. Has anybody else experienced this ?

I haven’t experienced this, but definitely keep an eye on it! There’s a possibility of a faulty power adapter or outlet.

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The minimun 117VAC breaker size is 15 Amperes and the charging station only draws an amp, if that. Check out the outlet for fault and open a ticket with Wyze.
Are there black marks on the plug or other evidence of arcing? Circuit breakers are an important indication of a fault and needs to be taken seriously. It may be a faulty AFCI but get to the bottom of this. :worried:


I and a few other people previously had some questions about the power draw on the charging dock. I ran some tests on the contact points and it wasn’t pulling anywhere near what would be needed to trip a breaker generally. definitely have someone check that receptacle and look at the power chord very carefully. under normal circumstances it wont be able to trip the breaker but something like a splice in the power cord could cause the fault.


Or an arc in the outlet itself


Thanks for all the suggestions. I have thoroughly examined the power supply, the cord and the wall outlet. I have seen nothing to indicate any type of short, exposed wires etc. I need to investigate to see what exactly is. Controlled by the breaker but as far as I know nothing else was using it. It could be controlling something I am not aware of as this is a new house In the meantime, the vacuum is charging and working perfectly.

time to get a circuit tester/ finder

one of the best purchases I have made for my home. no more guessing. I think the suggested limit for most 110 volt breakers is 6 receptacles. so you may have a few others on that one circuit and having other things continuously drawing on those other outlets the robot might have been just enough to cross the tripping point ( pun intended) for the entirety of the circuit.

this is what I use and love it.