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Powerhead on rainbow not working

The powerhead gets power - wires all connected- nothing appears broken yet the beater bar is not turning.

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  • lauraguenthe Nov 25, 2008



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    the motor is NOT running - press the red button on the nozzle (assuming you have the model with the button on the nozzle)
    If it stops working as soon as you release the button -



    Did you mean if it STARTS working as soon as you release the button?

    The only time its pushed is if its not working. ?

    Belt is a new replacement.

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The belt may look fine but it still might be stretched and therefore the brush won't turn against the resistance of the carpet. You can get the replacement belts here:

http://vacbelts.com/rainbow-power-nozzle-belt.htm

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If the motor is NOT running - press the red button on the nozzle (assuming you have the model with the button on the nozzle)
If it stops working as soon as you release the button - you need a new circuit breaker. If Motor in the nozzle works but brush does not spin - you have to replace the belt.

Good Luck

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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