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Rainbow model e2 will not turn on! - Rainbow Vacuums

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Is the basin in place? There is a safety feature that will not allow the rainbow to turn on unless ontop of the basin. Also there should be a tap ontop of the basin that lets the rainbow know it is in place, make sure it is not broken off. If so, you will need to get a new basin. If purchased through a independent dealer, it may be under warranty. Less than 4 years old, everything is covered in the warranty.
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Rainbow model e2 will not turn on! - Rainbow Vacuums

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