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When using the Rainbow as a blower, do I need to use the water canister?
We have a series e rainbow cleaner. my wife had been using it i turned off and turned the canister up sie down to get the serial number. it would not turn back on.we need a new hose and thats why i was looking for the serial num. it has a rocker switch and the motor will work on low but will not run on the suction side. i have checked the wiring harnesses out as best i could without taken it all apart. im wondering if it may be the switch. it started once and then stopped.
There is one way to verify if it is the switch.It's kind of dangerous though,but not too bad.You need an extra piece of wire,fairly thick.I would use 4 guage myself.Hold it with pliers,just in case it gets hot.Turn the switch on and hold the wire to ... Rainbow Vacuums
II have the kirby sentria, i have it in canister mode with blower attachment on the hose is on with the hand sprayer attachment the problem is the foam is not coming out the sprayer used it just fine all day went to refill w/ water and cleaner now the foam wont come out whats wrong with it?
Make sure the "straw" is in.See if dust coming out of the hose did not clog the air passages. ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum
Do i need a special hose to vacuum up water? - Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Yes. You need a non-corded hose so there is no power running through it when vacuuming up liquids. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
My kids were in charge of the Rainbow, but they moved out. My husband surprised me by cleaning a dirty rug. Neither of us know how to use the Rainbow, but I at least know that you're supposed to use water. Will it damage my Rainbow that he did not use any water when he vacuumed?
Your Rainbow might have been damaged. It would be advisable to take the machine to a shop and have them do a cleaning on it. The water is the filter, and there is a separator between the water and the motor. The separator only prevents the water f ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Need instructions how to use Hoover Steam Vac Spin Scrub. I borrowed it from my Sister and she left it with no instruction book or letting me know how to operate it. I put water & cleaner in top tank. That's all I know to do. Do I put any water in bottom tank? I figured not, since that is probably where the water goes when sucked up by vac. Do I leave lid on bottom tank? I usually use a commercial cleaner, and this is very different. I need to know NOW, as I must return it to her today, and I'm
I did have a solution in just a few minutes. Someone responded with a solution that gave me the website where I could go and print the manual in pdf, so did that, and checking instructions I was able to clean my carpets and get the shampooer back to ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum. Can't find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what lost my user manual never used it to pick up water. need to know how to puit it in wet mode i want to clean the dirty water out of my pool.
\015\012Vacuuming Liquids\015\0121. When picking up small amounts of liquid\015\012the filter may be left in place.\015\0122. When picking up large amounts of liquid\015\012we recommend that the filter be\015\012r ... Craftsman 17765 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a Craftsman wet dry vac with blower capability (22 L). While I was using it to **** up water, the water came out of the blower hose. Now I can't get it to work as a vacuum. What can I do to fix this problem? Is there a toggle switch somewhere that allows me to choose vacuum or blower? Also, will the vacuum still work without the filter nut attached to the plate? Please let me know at your earliest convenience. Thank you.
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Need help My carpet cleaner works fine except it spritzes lines of water behind machine as I am using it whether I am using cleaner or just when I am extracting water.
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Rainbow Series E is leaking. Not sure if water is leaking from the water bin (doesn't appear to be cracked/broken). If not the bin, where else might water be leaking from and what are repair options? Have replaced belt on carpet attachment, cleaned the opening where hoses attach to the canister, etc
You need to clean the separator. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Help Please help,I do not have a how to use guide. Can you tell me how to use this thing?It is a "Bissell- Power Steamer- Pro heat Plus."It was a gift (used) with out a guide.I do not want water on my floors or carpet so I need to do this right.Thank you so much Sandra
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I have a steamvac v i was wondering if i fill the container of water to the top and does the water need to be cold or hot? I heard I could use tide liquid if so how much do i put in the detergent holder
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Water leaking When I fill the canister portion with hot water and put it in my machine it immediately begins to leak out the bottom. It has just started doing this. Do I need to take it in for repair?
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We lost our instructions to the Kirby Shampoo attachement and how to attach it to the main unit, the belt and how to use it. We need complete instructions and explanations on how to use this as we have tried and the belt does not attach to the main unit, the brush does not turn and the hops along the carpet and no water, etc. returns to the tray. Please help us with as simple and complete instructions as possible. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, LOUIE CAPLAN
First, you'll need to fill the tank with water (warm or cold). There are three fill lines on the side of the tank. Fill to the desired line and add one shampooer tank lid full of Kirby shampoo for each line of water. A full tank will require th ... Vacuums
Water won't spray out rainbow aquamate - Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
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Vacuum smells I have a 6 year old rainbow vacuum model E and it smells terrible everytime I use it. Probably because often times i don't remove the water basin after vacuuming and just let it sit. It's my own fault however now I don't know what to do to get rid of this terrible smell. I've water cleaned the hepa filter, not able to remove the separator screw to clean. Can you give me some suggestions?
In addition to vinegar, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is also an excellent remedy for many odour problems. Try generously sprinkling baking soda on a rug you wish to clean, and afterwards, vacuum up the spot. Rugs, and dirt ... Vacuums
I have a shop vac, and id like to use it to **** up water. do i need special parts or what exactly do i have to do to use it for that purpose?
The machine should have a filter inside if it looks like a big foam sleeve than your ready to go, if it takes a paper bag as well or a paper sleeve over the big foam sleeve you want to remove them ( not the foam ) because the paper would fall apart a ... Shop Vac Vacuums
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MY VACUUM ISN'T PULLING AS STRONG AS IT USED TO SO I THINK IT NEEDS A NEW BELT. I CAN'T FIND THE MANUEL ON IT SO I NEED SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CHANGE THE BELT. I DON'T WANT TO BREAK MY VAC. CAN SOME ONE PLEASE INSTRUCT ME ON HOW I SHOULD CHANGE THE BELT PLEASE. TYPE VAC: EUREKA THE BOSS WHIRLWIND LITE CYCLONIC POWER CANISTER TYPE VAC. THE HANDLE IS DETACHABLE TO CLEAN IN THE CORNER WITH A SMALL EXTENSION.
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I need help with my Hoover Steamvac, FH 50020. It was new last spring, used it once then & it will not **** up water, things there do not move in bottom portion. Water goes out, but not out. This is a new cleaner, please help!!!
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