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D3 Rainbow Vacuum separator problem
\015 I have an older Rainbow d3 series vacuum. One day while running, the hose sucked onto something and I heard a pop. On checking I found that the separator had broken. I replaced it with a new one. When I started the vacuum it ran great for about 3 mins. until I again heard a pop. The separator had broken again. Any idea what could be causing this and what to do to fix it?\015
Something loose underneath the separator?
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D3 Rainbow Vacuum separator problem
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Are youreferring to the air intake filter? If so.. once the cover is removed ..you can try a little veg oil to loosen it...\015\012or.. are you taking about the blower wheel? The nut to release them often sticks and can be loosened with pentra ... Vacuums
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Ran my Rainbow SE (1996 model)without separator
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Rainbow E Series Suction Problem
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While vacuuming the red light for the bag of the vacuum came on and the vacuum stopped. The bag was no where near full so I replaced it with a new bag - same problem. It vaccumes for a minute or then stops with bag light on. It is the correct bag for the machine - so what's the problem?
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Hello, I have a problem with my Eureka Powerline bagged upright vacuum. It has a 12 amp motor and is model #4352, Type D. It was probably bought new in 1998. My problem is, while vacuuming today the motor seemed to slow down all of the sudden and then began smelling like burning rubber. I shut the vacuum off to check for blockages but could not find anything blocked. When I then turned it on again it runs but seems to only be running at 1/2 the motor speed and still has the rubber buring smell.
It sounds like a rubber sealing in the motor has come loose and is being constantly rubbed against the walls of the motor with would cause the smell and loss of motor speed caused by the fricton of rubber against the rod so if you can get to the moto ... Vacuums
Belt burning on Rainbow Vacuum
You could have the wrong belt or maybe that the belt you have is stretched out too much from use. I'd take the vacuum to an authorized repair shop and have it looked at. ... Vacuums
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My Rainbow SE vacuum was working fine until I ran over the edge of a rug and it went in to the nozzle. I immediately switched the vacuum off and proceeded to move the rug. When I tried to turn the Rainbow back on the brush was no longer spinning. I've tried the reset button and checking the nozzle for any debris, there are none. The brush just won't spin.
Hello lilbutmunch1,\015\012The brush is motor/belt driven so you probably either broke the belt or it shifted off the motor or brush shaft. I suggest you unplug it,flip it over and look for screws that hold the baseplate together.. remove those ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a d4c rainbow vacuum, need help replacing the electrical cord
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Windtunnel Hello: I was reading thru another readers problem of power to vacuum but won't turn on. Same problem for me. All hoses are free of clogs and I have the vacuum basically taken apart as far as I can. You state a THERMO by the motor may be open. What does this part look like? Thank you. Craig
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