Question about Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

1 Answer

E series power head handle, internal wire came lose

I have an E series with a power head. The power head hose clogged next to the handle. The only way to unclogg it was to take the handle apart. I removed the clog however a wire came lose. It has a white protective sleeve over it. One end connects to the plastic handle it then goes under the switch asembly and the other end is bent like it should wrap around a screw. Can you tell me where it or what it hooks to?
Thanks

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,673 Answers

Here is a pix.

E series power head handle, internal wire came los - 446a2bd.jpg

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

All these answers deal with changing the belt. The belt on mine is fine. The light for the brush head doesn't come on - it's not getting power or the motor is burnt out. Next step?


What kind of vacuum is it? Model number? If its a canister machine and its not getting power to the nozzle its possibly: 1)One of the connections in the handle or the connection that sends power through the hose at the canister end is faulty. 2)If the hose handle has a switch to activate power on and off that may be bad. 3) The hose itself has a break in the internal wiring and would need replaced. However, this can be tested by powering the machine on and flexing the hose around to close a wiring break and see if it kicks on for a moment. 4) If the power nozzle has a circuit board brain in it that may have failed. 5) If there's a reset switch at the nozzle give that a try.

Sep 30, 2017 | Vacuums

1 Answer

Power head does not work canister does . There is voltage at the power head.


Although it could be a multitude of things that keep the power nozzle from operating properly, the most likely is, since it's an Epic series, Is that the power nozzle elbow assembly needs replaced as the fine wires and top of the elbow tend to break/short after 5-10 yrs. of use.
It's also very well possible that the power nozzle reset switch or hose switch at top of handle is defective. Try plugging the power nozzle directly into the hose handle assembly and turn machine on. If the power nozzle still doesn't work, it's definitely a problem directly with the power nozzle.

Hope that helps!
Mick

Mar 14, 2015 | Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

1 Answer

My home has a central vacuum system hook-up but no vacuum installed. My friend upgraded his central system and gave me his Eureka Mega Boss central vacuum system and the accessories, including the pow


The power head requires 120 Volts. Some hoses have a receptacle in the handle for the power head plug, and the hose has a cord at the wall inlet end that plugs into a receptacle. Some hoses have a plug at the wall inlet end that plugs into a 120Volt receptacle built into the inlet. The hose plugs into this receptacle when you push the hose into the inlet. The power for this built-in receptacle is wired with line voltage when the system is installed.

Apr 15, 2012 | Eureka 1810 Central System Vacuum

1 Answer

I think the power head is clogged with pine needles. The carpet head is not picking up. How do I open it to clean it out?


Make sure you have suction at the end of the hose. If not, the clog is most likely in the hose. Detach hose from vacuum and wand. Drop a coin into one end and allow it to fall through. If it doesn't drop out, the clog is definitely in the hose. Then visually check the wands for a clog
Disassembling the power nozzle is not necessary, or recommended. First, ensure the clog is in the power nozzle. Drop a coin in the wand end and see if it falls out. If not, the clog is elsewhere. You should be able to clear the power nozzle by disconnecting the wand. Use the handle of a table knife to try to push the clog back through the power nozzle, toward the brush. If that doesn't work, try using long nosed pliers to clear the clog.

Jan 04, 2011 | Rainbow 75th Anniversary Canister Vacuum

1 Answer

No spinning in the power head


First, check the red reset button on the power nozzle head. - if it's popped out, push it in. Also, if you have a switch on the handle, make sure you're pressing it while you're vacuuming. if those obvious solutions are already remedied, you may need to check the power outlet on the canister for voltage with a voltmeter while the vacuum is running, and then check your power hose and wand for continuity (checking for a broken wire) while the hose is disconnected from the canister. If all this checks out and the power nozzle still doesn't power on, you may have a bad motor in the power nozzle. If you're good at taking things apart, then it's a simple fix to replace the power nozzle motor.

Jul 03, 2009 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

3 Answers

Suction loss when handle is tipped back to clean carpet


can any one help,
Our Dyson Animal vacuum has plenty of suction when it is upright and the attachments are being used off the hose, but when the handle is tipped back to begin cleaning carpets the beater head is getting no suction. As the handle is being tipped back you can hear what sounds like a flapper valve in the body of the vacuum opening and then all the suction just goes away.

Nov 19, 2008 | Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

1 Answer

SEBO vacuum cleaner


Take the hose off and see if the light is still on or is it off. If it is off, then there is a clog in the hose. While the hose is off, drop something thru it and see if it comes out the other end. Press the retaining clip and the hose will disconnect. Separate the power head from the handle unit to make sure there is no clog by the brush roll. If it is still on then probably the computer controller, part # 5740ER has a problem. It is located in the power head.

Feb 15, 2008 | Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum

1 Answer

Power head handle wiring


That wire goes just above where the trigger is, take the trigger out and there is a slot that the end goes into.

Feb 01, 2008 | Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

See all Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum Questions

Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum Logo

Related Topics:

198 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Rainbow Vacuums Experts

Doris Wittkamm

Level 1 Expert

43 Answers

Jim Parker
Jim Parker

Level 3 Expert

1041 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18425 Answers

Are you a Rainbow Vacuum Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...