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We used it then turned it off and went to turn it back on but wouldnt do anything.latches are locked and has water in it. im getting power to the switch but wont run

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If you have the Rainbow 2 eSERIES Vacuum Parts then your Motor Rainbow 120v could be going bad. This will trip the auto reset until the motor cools down.
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Posted on Mar 24, 2016

Replace the switch that is more than likely the problem

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SOURCE: My Rainbow stopped running

I took my unit apart to clean it. I was careful to put it back the same way. Now it won't start.

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SOURCE: Rainbow SE Power Switch

The 2 clear side panels come off, remove the screws there, then the top will come off and you can get to the switch from there also.

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SOURCE: RE: Installing rainbow E series water pan latch

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RE: Installing rainbow E series water pan latch
Posted by bettyannsoto on Jun 06, 2008
Need to know how to install rainbow water pan latch and spring latch

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Rainbow E Series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum. The Rainbow latch can be replaced but I believe it is a pop rivet that holds and replaces the old latch and to replace the new latch, I have seen it done but if you don’t have the right tools you may want to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area, it can be done. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

The Rainbow / RexAir Factory phone number is listed below:
http://rainbowvacuum.com Customer Service
1-248-643-7222 Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST

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Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: My Rainbow stopped running

did you ever find out the problem with your rainbow? Mine did the same thing today- turned on the switch yet nothing happened. Think it needs a new switch???? Do you know how to get canister apart after taking out first screws?

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Rainbow E series Canister shampooer

i have never used my rainbow shampooer and have had it 2 or 3 years it is not working it will **** up water but will not spray water or shampoo what do i do?

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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We used it then turned it off and went to turn it back on but wouldnt do anything.latches are locked and has water in it. im getting power to the switch


E series vacuums have a safety switch underneath the motor unit to insure the water basin is on. You can see the part here and where it is located (left of the separator)
Rainbow interlock plunger

Sometimes this part may have fallen out and gotten lost when you were putting your vacuum away, or your water basin where it would depress this switch broke of.

If your motor is good and power nozzle is good, it may be this.


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Mar 24, 2014 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Vacuum won't turn on


Be sure to that the latches are connected to the water pan. The eSERIES and up will not turn on without the water pan latched. If that is not the issue, please call us and speak to a Rainbow Specialist.
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Oct 17, 2012 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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I was sweeping my floor I turned it off, then when I went to turn it back on it wouldnt turn on? HELP


Check the power button switch, it is often cause vacuum to shut off. Thus cutting current flow into the vacuum circuit. Also check the cord for intermittent connection. The cord is subjected to bent, twist and other abuse action while vacuum is in use.
Good luck.

Jul 17, 2011 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Water solution does not come out--is something plugged


It could also be due to the brush assembly channels being clogged. Remove the brush assembly and clean channels by running under warm tap water.
To clean the brush assembly/nozzle, turn cleaner off and disconnect from electrical outlet. Slide the two nozzle release latches outward. Remove the nozzle by pulling straight out. Rinse nozzle under running water. Remove debris from squeegee and wipe with a damp cloth. Using finger grips on the brush assembly, pull straight out. The brush assembly can be washed with a mild detergent and rinsed. Do not use pine or solvent-based detergents.
To replace nozzle, make sure latches are out. Align middle section of nozzle with opening on cleaner. While holding nozzle in place, slide latches inward to lock in place.

Make sure your solution tank is full and securely locked in position.

Lastly, if this fails, you can contact the Hoover Service Center by calling 1-800-944-9200 for an automated referral of authorized service outlet locations (U.S. only).

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Replace belt


Take the head off the vacuum, look at back. You will see two metal latches, the latches hold the bottom of the head on. If the latches are stiff, you can use a small hammer to tap the in the right direction, don't go crazy. The bottom will swing away towards the front. The beater bar can then be pulled out and a new belt slipped on. Replace the beater bar, be sure to get the black ring at one end installed so it is line with the little light that tells you the bar is turning. Replace the metal bottom, if you have trouble getting it to seat check that you have the front side seated properly over the 'bumps' on the front of the head. Lock the clips back in. Turn the finger to catch & pick up the belt so you may place it back on the vacuum.

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May 23, 2009 | Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

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I need instrution on how to change the belt on my kirby 4 power


you have to be more spicific on the model but: if you take off the front nozzle by loosen the nozzle lock, make sure the name kirby is horizontal, loosen the latches at the back of the nozzle un hook the rugplate located at the bottom of the nozzle...take out the brush..... slip out the old belt...in with the new one. put back the rugplate, lock the latches. NOW turn the nozzleknob anticlockwise until it stops at where the 2 arrows align, put the nozzle back on the main machine and lock the nozzle lock underneath the light.then turn the knob ALL the way clockwise until arrows allign again....switch on machine ..make sure green lihgt on nozzle comes on....

May 17, 2009 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Vintage rainbow vac stored with water- now will not turn on.


it wouldnt be worth the trouble being so old..

Jan 21, 2009 | Vacuums

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How do i change the brush and belt


Starting withh the brushroll,slip belt over brushroll.The brushroll will only go on one way.The caps on the ends of the brushroll are different sizes so it will only go on one way.Make sure the adjustment screws face outward toward the floor.Install the brush roll into the bracket.Install the bracket onto brushead,making sure the tabs on the bracket fit onto the tabs in the brushead.Turn brushead around,and latch the two latches on either side.Then turn the belt lifter to pick up the belt,looking thru the back opening.Raise the Kirby to it's highest setting.Re-install the brushead,and lock it down tight,but not too tight.Then,turn the belt lifter knob all the way clockwise to drop the belt onto shaft.

Dec 15, 2008 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Powerwash proheat


If the unit is spraying ok but your just not getting hot water you could have a defective heater even if the light is on. To test you would need to take the handle apart and see if the heater gets hot by touching it give it about 2 Min's to heat up but be careful it will burn you if it is working properly. Another thing to remember is that even if it is working properly the water won't be very hot especially if you put cold water in it to start out with. The best thing to do is fill it with the hottest water you can get from the tap don't boil it or anything but this will help. If you need any parts or cleaning solution for this machine or any other visit www.stevessewandvac.com .

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Wont Turn On


Sounds like a bad power switch or a broken wire in the line cord.

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