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"New" Rainbow Eseries flashing red light

I noticed a red flashing light inside the vacuum right under the on/off/purify control - it looks like a filter. The light only flashes red when the vacuum is on and on purifier mode.

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This is fine it is an indicator light that the computer is working.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

  • Godmonkey Nov 22, 2010

    I have the same thing accept my vacuum is broken its runs poorly for a bit then stops working...

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Rainbow turns on for a second or two then quits and won't turn back on.


If you have the model Rainbow E-2 eSERIES then the Motor Rainbow 120v could be going bad. This will trip the auto reset until it cools down.
If you have an E2 Type 12 Rainbow, then the Controller Asm 120v e2 Silver Gold could be going bad.
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Armature and rainbow vacuum


The armature for the E-2 (eSERIES) model Rainbow is not available by itself. You have to purchase the Motor Rainbow 120v.
Now the new design motors are steps above the original motors so you should see improved performance as well as durability.
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Jun 18, 2014 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Rainbow vacuum won't power on.


Do you have it on the water pan? All models above the eSERIES will not run without the water pan.
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Jun 15, 2012 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Why would the motor of a Rainbow E series vacuum cleaner be made


The bearing for the single speed eSERIES is available on our website. Click here

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Mar 18, 2012 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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MY RAINBOW VACUUM HAS LOST SUCTION POWER AND i DON'T KNOW WHY


Your Rainbow E series has lost suction power, because you need a new hepa filter, ot your water basin gasket is messed up, or the center motor gasket is messed up or out of position.

Make sure your water basin is not cracked or broken, also.

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May 19, 2010 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Have a rainbow e-2 that was running and quit.


Hi, there is no reset button on a Rainbow vacuum. There is a safety switch on all E series and E2 series Rainbow vacuums, that keep it from running without the water basin on it.

If you have any more questions let me know. I am a Rainbow seller, and a Rainbow expert also.

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Apr 25, 2010 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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No power


You must have a late model 2006 or newer E2 two speed Rainbow vacuum that has the white foam padding in the canister, to dampen the sound of the motor, and has a red light on the computer board.

I hate to tell you, but your computer is most likely the problem, and is out on your E2 two speed vacuum.

The only solution is to get a new computer for it.

It is realy not worth replacing it, because it may also be the motor. The E2 is a very high tec system, and is not like any other vacuum. When you turn it on, you are not turning on the vacuum. You are turning on the computer, which is controling everything.

I could supply you with another canister, if you are interested.

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Feb 20, 2010 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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There is a flashing red light on my rainbow e2 machine?


There is a flashing red light on my rainbow e2 and little smells bad

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Rainbow vac ESeries brush stopped spinning


If you have tried to press the red button on the top of power nozzle and it is still not working, try opening the bottom to see about loose wire, check receptacle that plugs into rainbow, if neither of those are the problem than it may be you need a new motor. Should not really be an arm and a leg.

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Loud rainbow and water leaking


If pieces are missing or broken I would try and replace the piece. You can usually get these items cheap on Ebay.

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