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It could be the switch . my electrolux has the same problem but wont always turn on.so it probably is the swich.

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When a bearing or the motor brushes go out it will cause the motor to shut down like this. If this is the case and you continue to try to force it there will be potential damage to the armature.

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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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Thank you again,
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If it is the new Aqua mate 12 (the big blue one, that is like a giant power head) the same thing is true for it.

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Never store your Rainbow canister on your water basin, with or without water in it. It can and will ruin your vacuum in dew time.

You can get manuals either here,
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