Having problems with your Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

Rainbow Vacuum smells like something is burning.

\015 When I sweep, the Rainbow smells really bad like something is burning inside of it but I don't know how to dismantle it to see what is going on. \302\240Any help would be appreciated. \302\240Thank you.\015\012\015\012Vacuum smells like something is burning, smells like burnt rubber\015

Answers :

Your belt is worn and that is why there is a burnt rubber smell. You need to change your belt. You can find a replacement belt and instructions here:

Rainbow Replacement Belts
Did you forget to put the separator back on? (If it is the canister emitting the smell.) If it is the Powerhead, pop off the bottom cover, pull out the roller and clean out all strings, dust bunnies etc. Replace the belt if it is worn. Also look up the metal tube while you have the bottom cover off to make sure you do not have a blockage.
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