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

The belt on the power nozzle is so tight that it is not turning and the power nozzle won't turn on when you press the handle

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Possible bearing in the motor or brush roll is locked up. Check to see if the light comes on. If it does not, then you have an electrical problem but that is a separate problem from the belt being tight. Let us know if you need service....www.rainvac.com
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The belt on the power nozzle is so tight that it is not turning and the power nozzle won't turn on when you press the handle

Possible bearing in the motor or brush roll is locked up. Check to see if the light comes on. If it does not, then you have an electrical problem but that is a separate problem from the belt being tight. Let us know if you need service....www.rainvac ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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