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When I turned on the vacuum it started to smell

\015 I have a Rainbow E Series and when I turned it on, it started to smell like something electrical was burning.\015

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You did not say if the vacuum ran and started to stink after running for a while. If this is the case, it's usually time for new brushes and a motor cleanup.
The vacuum is either shorting or the motor or brush assembly is rubbing something.
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