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

Changing the two HEPA filters in the Rainbow E Series.

\015 I changed the one filter located on the blow side of the canister. It is a little different than the one I removed. It has a black plastic thing that is in the middle so that when I put it back together it looks like a protective shield on the filter. Is it installed backwards? Also, how do I get to the internal filter to change it? Thank you for your consideration.\015

Answers :

Plastic thing is fine. it probably has "e" in the middle...
To replace the motor filter you would have to remove cap. You have to get clear plastic lenses off the unit (you will need small flat screwdriver to release latches on the top of the lenses). Under those you will find a total of 4 or 6 screws. They hold the cap onto the main body. Filter is under the cap. See HERE if you need the filter.

Good Luck
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Changing the two HEPA filters in the Rainbow E Series.


Plastic thing is fine. it probably has "e" in the middle...To replace the motor filter you would have to remove cap. You have to get clear plastic lenses off the unit (you will need small flat screwdriver to release latches on the top of the le ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Our problem with our Rainbow E Series is that it has sucked water up and blown it out through the lower part of the hepa filter, making the filter wet and dirty. This had happened before and the repair shop did not see any problems with the machine, so we replaced the filter and were very carful not to overfill the tank and to change the water often. Now it has happened again and ruined another filter. Do you know what could be causing this issue? Can the filter be cleaned or will a new one be


Thank you for allowing\012us to help, please respond with further questions and concerns\012\012Spanish speaking\012available for all problems\012\012 ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

How do you change the cooling air filter on a rainbow e2 series vacuum


... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Changing the filter in Rainbow e series


Some of the e-series has a corrugated filter in the top section. To get to it, remove the clear plastic panels that are the sides. Most have 3 screws on each side to move, then the top half will come loose. There also is filter on the back, there ... Rainbow 75th Anniversary Canister Vacuum

We have two of these vacuums and both of them have experienced the same problems. First the floor heighth adjustment doesn't work and now neither one will pick up on either carpet or floor when in the brush/floor mode. They both seem to work with the suction hose function. We have removed the back panel to see if there was an obstruction but it was clear. We have changed the bag and the small filter (not the HEPA filter) all to no avail. What else can we do? We are desperate to use our vacu


Did you check the powerhead for obstructions? With a bend in the tube just below where the hose connects, this is a common spot for clogs. To check, detach hose and drop a coin in the hole. If it doesn't drop through, a blockage is present. Use t ... Electrolux Oxygen 3 Upright Vacuum Cleaner - EL5035 Vacuum

I just received my Hepa filter in the mail today. Product #XSH621 - Hepa filter for EP619 & EP621 :005-04 When bought my vacumn, I was told that the filters were free and all I do is pay Postage. Today I received one filter and it lookes like I got charged the postage for two filters. The packages slips: One stated order #11152282 The other order # 1151940 If I get charged for two I expect to receive two. Can you help me with this matter or where can I go to get resolution. Catherine Fantini e-


This isn't really a problem that can be fixed here on Fixya rather than advise you as a buyer. You'd have to contact the people/company you have purchased the filters from and take it up with them regarding the postage. Hope you get a decent reply. ... Euro-Pro Vacuums

I changed the hepa filter on my rainbow vacuum and now the vacuum wont power on. What do I do next?


Did you remove the Baffle Plate Asm at any point? If so, it is possible that the ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a Miele S5980 vacuum cleaner, and recently had to change the Hepa filter. After doing the change, I tried resetting the reset button to switch off the Hepa filter indication light and it would not switch off. After a few tries, I accidentally depressed the switch, and it has dislodged from its cradle. Help, what can I do to fix this?


... Miele Vacuums

My electrolux oxygen cannister has the "bag change" light on when there is a new bag. The light stays on when the suction power is high (to pick up small particles) and it won't pick up, but the ight goes off when the suction power is low (to pick up big objects). I changed the hepa filter, cleaned the motor filter and changed bags, but all that didn't help.


You may have a clog in the hose, and/or the inlet by the brush roll. A clog will turn on that light as well as a full bag. ... Vacuums

DYSON DC17 ABOUT 4 YEARS OLD. I HAVE TWO FILTERS THAT I ALTERNATE BECAUSE AFTER 2 HOURS OF VACUUMING I LOSE SUCTION. I HAVE TO WAIT 3 DAYS FOR MY FILTER TO DRY BEFORE I CAN SWITCH THEM AGAIN. THE FIRST TWO YEARS I HAD THE DYSON I COULD GO A COUPLE MONTHS BEFORE CHANGING THE FILTER. WHATS WRONG?


Hi there! This is John from Jerry's Vacuum Sales in Modesto Ca. Are you using any type of carpet fresh product on your carpet? If so the fine powder is leaking onto the filters and causing them to clog. Discontinue use and over time the problem will ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Miele cat and dog filter problem. Miele told me when it pops up this means it needs changing. It was changed two weeks ago and has popped up again. This can't be right.


... Miele Vacuums

Bad Motor I have purchased two of the Kenmore direct drive beltless systems with Progressive systems. The first died after a year, the vacuum motor start making a grinding noies. I pulled the side HEPA filter and could see a fine coating of graphite like dust. Took it to a vacuum repair shop. They said the brushes were going and thus the motor was shot. I liked the vacuum and bought a second, 1 year later the motor is making a slight noise that and removing the HEPA filter I find a slight metall


That dust is from the carbon brushes on the motor. You may need to check them, and also clean out the motor compartment. A slight noise could be a motor bearing starting to go. Does the smell like rubber or electrical. If rubber, then the belt h ... Vacuums

Change Hepa filter - Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum


... Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum

Electrolux Epic Series 6500 SR. The machine is 15 yr. old & is working beautifully. However, when operating it emits a terrible stink, like cat *****. I've changed bags & filters but no ch


You need to have the vacuum cleaned out. If you are good with tools, just remove the motor and fans assembly, take the fans off and wash them. Brush ALL dirt out of the housing and reassemble. Your Electrolux dealer can do this but it isn't cheap. ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

I have a Miele Vacuum cleaner MedicAir 5000 Plus. Recently the Dust Bag Indicator bar is full during normal cleaning and consequently the suction power is much less. I replaced the dust bag, engine pre-filter and Hepa filter but no change. When i remove the hose, the Indicator is normal, but when i attach the hose, wand, head, the indicator is full. I checked the hose, wand, head but can't see any blockage and when i blow with my mouth it seems fine. Can anybody help? thanks!


... Miele Vacuums

How do i change the belt on my rainbow - Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum


Go here > http://www.rainvac.com/manuals/13989.pdf for the manual with full instructions ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Won't start orange canister type,has change ba light hepa &motor filter,and power hose and beaterhead,put new filters in checkedthe hose,made sure it wasnt clogged


Take an AC VOLT Meter and place the leads of the meter where the power cord terminates,one on the white lead and one on the black. There should be 110-120 volts AC. If that is good then move one of your meter leads to the other side of the on switch ... Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum

Wertheim 4412 Hepa filter cover keeps blowing off, even though filter changed.


... Vacuums

Hi I have a rainbow E series and i need a new filter the number on the rubber seal around the filter is R-7295 3C i wonder do u have any replacement part for this and if so what price for it and to post it to New Zealand?


Here is a link that will help:www.totalvac.com/rainbow-vacuum-e-series-parts.htmGood Luck!Jim ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have the Electrolux Velocity Pet Lover 1800w which has lost all suction from the pipe. I have checked for blockages and cleaned the filter but still no joy. Would changing the HEPA filter resolve the problem? Your help is much appreciated


... Vacuums

I have miele hepa 5280. it will not start. i have changed the fuse,the hepa filter, checked patency of tubing. still no luck. anything else i should do/check. sheila


... Miele Leo S5381 Canister HEPA Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum

I Have two questions concerning my AIRVAC AV2500 Red Series Vacuum System. How do you replace the light in the floor power head sweeper and can you replace the permanent fabric filter? We had the system installed in 2004 and the light in the sweeper head just went out and can not find any manual on line on how to replace it. The filter if not torn but avter 6 years it probably needs some kine of cleaning or replaced even though it says permanent. Any help would be appreciated. Jim McCluskey


... Vacuums

Hoover Windtunnel T-Series UH20700 9 mos old. Keeps clogging in hose just above the beater brush assembly. I think it clogs because the suction is too weak to pull much through. Primary filter is clean and HEPA filter is replaced. Even when everything is unclogged, suction is weak compared to another unit (same model) that a friend has. Any ideas?


... Hoover UH70120 WindTunnel TSeries Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Changing the HEPA filter on a DC17 Animal


Just took my Dyson in and yes my HEPA needed changing. It's under the right wheel (as you're looking at the machine); you can see it through the "vents" above the wheel. The screw is on the bottom of machine.\015\012\015\012You will pro ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Bosch Vacuum Cleaner: I changed bag. Cleaned out all suction hose and hepa filters, however, my 1450 w 12 amp upright vacuum cleaner will die after five minute run - overheating. Please advise.


Greetings from GoVacuum.com,It sounds like you may have a bad thermal switch inside the machine. Most vacuum cleaners have a switch connected to the motor, so if the vacuum cleaner is running hot, it will shut off to prevent any damage ... Bosch Vacuums
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0832 seconds