It doesnt return home. It vacuum till no battery
I have moved the home base to a completely open area thinking this would solve the problem but it didnt. It just never returns home automatically
Released August 2007; "third generation" Roomba. Features a forward-looking infrared sensor that detects obstacles, and a "Dock" button.
Wipe down the charging contacts on the Home Base and on Roomba with a clean, lightly dampened melamine foam such as. Press and hold the CLEAN button for 3 seconds to clear your previous cleaning job. Verify Roombacan return to its Home Base by manually facing Roomba, within 6 ft (1.8 m), toward the Home Base.