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

Abused by family member left water in basin. motor makes noise

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Hi, If water was left in the tub when it was being used for wet pick-up, and wasn't emptied before using again for dry, you have sucked water up in and on motor windings. About the only thing you can do at this point, is to let the motor dry for a day or so and see if it continues. Check to see if something didn't get caught in the motor that may be making this noise. I hate to tell you but you may loose the motor. Time will tell. If you still have good suction, I would continue to use it until it dies on you. Check for any debri and dry it good. Keep me posted.
Best of luck to you,
Empty water from basin and clean with regular dish soap and sponge.
\015\012When basin is removed you should see the impeller on the bottom of the Rainbow.
\015\012You should be able to remove impeller and clean it out. It sounds like something is caught in it which would account for the noise.
\015\012Here's a link to more help if you need it:
\015\012FYI: I sold these things to make money during college. They definitely look cooler now. The ones I sold were an ugly brown color. It is an awesome product but Rainbow's reseller/distributor structure drives the price up really high. I actually made $500 to $800 for each one I sold! Hopefully their repair services rates are more reasonable.
\015\012I hope this helps.
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