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Rainbow vauccum D4C model

My vacuum throw out air with water instead of sucutioning., The motor is spinning clockwise. the separator spins the same way that is why is pushes the air out instead sucking it. Can you tel me what to do. Thanks

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  • maxromen Sep 18, 2008

    9/18/08
    I have not dismantled the motor unit, Ijust inspected the way it spins.I figured out the problem. The lower ball bearing is frozen. How do you remove the ball bearing and to dismantle the lower rainbow housing and inner baffle plate. I think the D4c fan inside the housing is also damaged.I am sure there is a tool to remove the bearing. Where can I possibly buy that tool. Thanks again

  • maxromen Sep 20, 2008

    I have not received any good solution to my rainbow D4C problem. How do you remove the bottom ball bearing to get access to baffle plate. I need to replace the rainbow lower housing. The ball bearing needs to be removed first. Do you need to use the bearing removal tool?, if so where can I buy it. vacuum supply center doesn't carry that tool. Anyone Please help

  • maxromen Sep 21, 2008

    9/21/08
    Can some expert tell me how to remove the ball bearing to be able to remove the rainbow D4C lower housing with inner baffle plate. Checking the manual is a good recommendation but I don't think it is good enough. Every vacuum manual has no schematic diagram of the motor assembly to troubleshoot it. In a repair manual, Yes there must be but unfortunately I dont have it, So, Can any Expert tell me how to removed it and again I have not received any good answereit there is a tool and where can I buy it if there is. Thanks again Max

  • maxromen Sep 21, 2008

    9/21/08
    Can some expert tell me how to remove the ball bearing to be able to remove the rainbow D4C lower housing with inner baffle plate. Checking the manual is a good recommendation but I don't think it is good enough. Every vacuum manual has no schematic diagram of the motor assembly to troubleshoot it. In a repair manual, Yes there must be but unfortunately I dont have it, So, Can any Expert tell me how to removed it and again I have not received any good answere if there is a tool and where can I buy it if there is. Thanks again Max

  • maxromen Sep 22, 2008

    9/22/08
    Thanks for the expert recommendation of Swami Nathan. I already searched that link long before I posted this problem to FixYa "Expert technical Support".That Vacuum Manual is for vacuum parts identification and for minor troubleshooting as you can find in all appliances. This is not a repair Manual for this rainbow model RD4C. Thanks anyway. Please give me a good technical support as what should you do if this is your non working vacuum

  • maxromen Sep 23, 2008

    11/22/08
    separator filter is not a problem. The problem is a the frozen ball bearing, and how to removed it Thanks anyway

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H!!!
try to bring your vacum in the shopping tools
near you try to find the tool frozen ball bearing
well be removed and replaced

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Make sure there is no debri in the seperator filter. If it is cleaned, it will divert the water properly as long as it is filled up to the fill line.

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Hi max,

you stated that, "The lower ball bearing is frozen. How do you remove the ball bearing and to dismantle the lower rainbow housing and inner baffle plate. I think the D4c fan inside the housing is also damaged."

The complete manual for your vacuum cleaner is in http://www.zianet.com/alkone/pdf_text/rd4_en.pdf
I think this manual can help you a lot.

The parts for your Rainbow vacuum D4c model is readily available.
you can change the part which has been damaged.

And i searched the net but i cannot find you the information about the tool for fixing your vacuum. sorry max.

I am giving you the link where you can buy those parts and fix it.
http://www.totalvac.com/rainbowd4.htm
http://www.rowecraft.com/totalvac/parts-rainbow.php?offset=75


Thanx max,
Hope my info is useful.
Bye.
Take care.



Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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Check ur manual setting...vaccum cleaner...can do both the things..

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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Dear sir/madam,

When the vacuum cleaner is empty, clean air flows into the machine and out through the pores of the bag. However as soon as you start to use the machine the bag starts to fill with dust and debris. The bag acts as a filter and the machine starts to lose suction. This is because the pores of the bag begin to clog with the dust that the machine has picked up. This restricts the airflow which causes loss of suction power.
Other Bagless Systems Clog like Bags

  1. When the vacuum cleaner is new, clean air flows through the container and out through the filters.
  2. However as soon as you start to use the machine the container starts to fill with dust and debris. The filters clog, and the machine starts to lose suction.
  3. This is because the surface of the filter becomes blocked with dust, restricting the airflow which causes a loss of suction power.

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Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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The plastic locks which holds the motor while spinning are slightly cracked so it not able to **** and its throwing outside.replace the plastic locks.

for any further queries feel free to ask.
thanks

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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  • masterexpert Sep 18, 2008

    the plastic locks which holds the motor while spinning are slightly cracked so it not able to **** and its throwing outside.replace the plastic locks.

  • masterexpert Sep 18, 2008

    the motor is not been able to move in anticlockwise direction because of that.so it is not functioning properly.



  • masterexpert Sep 19, 2008

    u can buy neceassary tools and parts from the lnk given below:

    http://www.totalvac.com/rainbowd4.htm

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I think you made mistake of connections when reassembling the unit or place motor in wrong direction. Please open it again, if you opened it before, and check above said hints.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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    Here is Store where you can buy required parts for your vacuum cleaner.

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