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Wahoo Roam bogus "low battery" alert

Old 06-26-22, 07:23 PM
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Wahoo Roam bogus "low battery" alert

Last week, on rides both Tuesday and Friday, I got a never-before-seen "low battery" warning on my Roam. On Tuesday, it happened about 2 hours into a 4 hour ride. On Friday, I got it just as I was starting out, and again, 4 hours later as I told the device to stop the ride. No problems with the device, recording, display on either ride. Just put it on to charge for Tuesday...76%, about what I would have expected.

I'm guessing this is a software bungle in the last update applied, which would have been just before I started seeing this behavior. It's hard to be sure, as Wahoo seems to roll out updates for thier bike computers *frequently*. I checked today, no new update available. If this persists, I'll contact support. Mostly posting here as a "heads up"...if you see this warning unexpectedly, you're not alone.

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Old 07-02-22, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by rlmalisz View Post
Last week, on rides both Tuesday and Friday, I got a never-before-seen "low battery" warning on my Roam. On Tuesday, it happened about 2 hours into a 4 hour ride. On Friday, I got it just as I was starting out, and again, 4 hours later as I told the device to stop the ride. No problems with the device, recording, display on either ride. Just put it on to charge for Tuesday...76%, about what I would have expected.

I'm guessing this is a software bungle in the last update applied, which would have been just before I started seeing this behavior. It's hard to be sure, as Wahoo seems to roll out updates for thier bike computers *frequently*. I checked today, no new update available. If this persists, I'll contact support. Mostly posting here as a "heads up"...if you see this warning unexpectedly, you're not alone.

--Richard
So on the next ride, I saw this again. And about an hour into the ride, had the readings for the XC200s and the DuoTrap go nighty-bye. Both were certainly due for new batts. So I replaced those the next day, and concurrently let another Wahoo update load onto the ROAM. One equation, three variables, but on yesterday's ride, never saw the warning. So it may have been a bug introduced by the prior Wahoo update which they fixed, or it may have been the ROAM warning me that one or more sensors had a low battery. I am inclined to suspect the former. Gone now.

--Richard
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Old 07-02-22, 01:11 PM
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You had two sensors with low batteries, your device warned you about a low battery, and you think it's a bug?
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