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Rainbow mod. D4C have new on /off switch, 2 black, 2 blue wires. need to connect power cord, motor and carpet sweeper?

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Are the wires still attached to the old switch? If they are, hook them up to the new switch in the same, physical way. If they aren't attached, you might take it into a vacuum repair shop- they could probably help you figure it out, if you bought them lunch (or maybe for less). You'll have to run down a wiring diagram, otherwise, and you might try this link that was provided by another technician on this site:
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You can get a wiring diagram at http://www.rainvac.com/schematic.html

You can get all of the manuals, and the full breakdown schematics, of every model there.

If you need me to tell you which wires go where, exactly on the switch, let me know. I am a Rainbow vacuum expert and know everything about almost every model ever made.

If you have any more questions, let me know.

Thank you,
Good luck, and hope this helps.

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