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I have a Rainbow E2 series, 23, for about 3 years. It has now a different and very aloud sound coming fron around the motor and also I feel it is not suctioning with the same power. If I close the hose like closing totally the suction entrance, the sound comes normally. I will appreciate if some one can tell me what to do, becouse there is not a Dealer in my Contry any more. Thank You. Pierre Chabaneix - Lima-Peru pierrechc@hotmail.com

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Hi there, Pierre! Sorry, but I think this is bad news. From your description, I suspect that a motor bearing has failed. The only way to fix it is to replace the motor, and without a dealer in your country, that could be a big problem. The Rainbow design does have attractive features, but always working wet is bound to have its problems. My best advice is to buy yourself a good quality bagged vacuum cleaner. Forget about bagless, they have too many problems! I hope this is helpful. Good luck!

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