Having problems with your Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?
Rainbow E series sounds "whiny" and loud while running
\015 We recently purchased a used Rainbow E series made in 2004. It sounds whiny and high pitched when it is running. It works fine, but worries me. A servicing place told my husband that these models go bad because of the filters needing to be changed, and people not knowing it. Then the motor has to be replaced etc. Has anyone else had this problem?\015
The whinning sound may be the bearings are bad. This will have to be taken care of or it will wear your motor brushes down very quickly. It is not generally caused by the filter, but by not be cleaned properly and may have been stored on its water basin.
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