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Put too much cleaner in, bubbling alot, turned off, dumped water & refilled. Won't start now.

I put too much cleaner in Rainbow E-series, it started bubbling alot, making bubbling noise. I turned it off, dumped the water & started over & now it won't start. Don't know if water got where shouldn't be or what happened. Hoping for a simple solution!

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    How do I "air out" a rainbow? just remove basin and separator? Bradmar, did this solution work for you?

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Yes, let it stand for 48 hours with all parts exposed to dry air. then try again.

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Hello,
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