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

I have a rainbow e series vacuum cleaner that quit working while vacuuming and will not come back on. I know there is a reset button on the wand sweeper but I was not using that attachment when it sh

\015 The unit had only been on for about 10 minutes and didn't appear to be overheated.\015

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<p>If you have the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/rainbow-vacuum-parts">eSERIES</a> single speed model, then it could be the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/motor-rainbow-120v-e">motor</a> that has went bad. If you have the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/rainbow-vacuum-parts">e2 versions,</a> then it could be the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/controller-asm-120v-e2-silvergold">controller</a>. Depending on how old the unit is, some or all of it could be under warranty. Give us a call to see if it would be covered.</p>
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<p>If you have the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/rainbow-vacuum-parts">eSERIES</a> single speed model, then it could be the <a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.rainvac.com/motor-rainbow-120v-e">motor</a> ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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