Having problems with your Rainbow Technologies D4 Bagless Vacuum ?
Rainbow motor only humming..
\015 My Rainbow made a popping sound,smelled like it was burning and now the motor only hums. I can not figure out how to take te canister apart....HELP PLEASE\015
It sounds like the brushes went out.
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