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My rainbow vac is sputtering water where the motor houseing attaches to the water pan.
Make sure the seperater is correctly in place. Also check for any cracks or chips in the water pan. And check the rubber gasket that seals the motor unit to the water pan. If all else fails take it in for a service check. Any reputable shop should check it out for little to nothing.
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My rainbow vac is sputtering water where the motor houseing attaches to the water pan.
Make sure the seperater is correctly in place. Also check for any cracks or chips in the water pan. And check the rubber gasket that seals the motor unit to the water pan. If all else fails take it in for a service check. Any reputable shop should ch ... Rainbow Vacuums
I have a Dyson DC07 Yellow Vac, I use this vacuum professionally and clean it after every job so there is no issues with the filter which are replaced regularly. When you turn it on it makes a noise as if it were blocked....I have checked all pipes, hoses and now disassembled the machine to the point where the motor is out. I have found that a small rubber valve or bleed valve (Attached to the right hand detachable filter housing and activated via an internal spring) is popping when the vac
Hi, Where exactly is this spring? ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Kenmore canister vacuum model 116-25512506. It has a 2 stage switch on the handle, the vacuum motor will not work, the carpet beater attachment does work, the vacuum motor will not cut on at all with either stage, 1st stage is vac only, 2nd is vac a carpet attachment. Carpet attachment will work, vac does not.
Try to find the reset button. It should be somwhere near the bottom area. It looks like a red dot that you can push inward. If you can press and hold the reset button, it will restart your suction and solve your problem. ... Vacuums
Vintage rainbow vac stored with water- now will not turn on.
It wouldnt be worth the trouble being so old.. ... Vacuums
Samsung Quiet Storm Canister Vacuum VAC-9049 The motor will not run. Power is on to the motorized rug tool. How can I remove the upper housing to get access to the motor? I have removed the six visible screws, but the housing is restrained at the rear. I suspect there are additional screws under the power switch and cord retractor assembly, but I cannot remove that either. HELP!
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Rainbow Series E is leaking. Not sure if water is leaking from the water bin (doesn't appear to be cracked/broken). If not the bin, where else might water be leaking from and what are repair options? Have replaced belt on carpet attachment, cleaned the opening where hoses attach to the canister, etc
You need to clean the separator. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
Hi I need help because I have a problem with my Electrolux Centralux Central Vac system in my house. When I plug the vac hose in the central vac socket at first I heard the motor running very gently with NO suction then after a minute or so it went completely dead and they is NO motor sound, suction, or anything happening what so ever. Can anyone tell me what this problem is???
Have you checked for a clog in the lines or in the hose? If there is no clog in the system anywhere, then your motor could be dying. ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum
Vorwerk VK121 vacuum cleaner - smell of burning from housing enclosing motor. How do I get into the housing to inspect the motor? After tilting the bag sideways, there are two screws holding the housing visible, but there seems to be a thrid fixing inside the point where the handle shaft is attached - is the handle simply clipped in place? Thanks
Yes the handle is clipped in place and should come out when the button in front is pushed. Remove the screws you wrote about. After that the puzzle begins. At the bottom of the vacuum where the head is attached, remove the head by pressing the but ... Vacuums
My Hoover steam vac dual v clean water and detergent tank leaks water before attached to the vac and during cleaning
This is a common problem with the earlier models which had a separate soap tank glued to the clean water tank. The plastic was too thin beneath the valve on the clean water side and would develop cracks. You most likely will need a new one piece tank ... Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum
Recently my central vac system started making a louder than usual and laboured sound when in uise, enough so that I took note and inspected the canister and motor while running. The motor was trowing off blue sparks and looked like it could 'POP' at any moment. I will not risk using it until I know what the problem is and how to repair it. My assumption is the motor needs to be replaced. The system came with the resale house I bought 3 yrs ago but I do not know the age of the system itself.
Motor problem When i plug my steam vac in the motor sparks and smokes. It smells as if the motor is burning out. I've tried different outlets through out the house and get the same outcome, what can i do to solve this?
Nothing you can do im affraid its the motor armature so unless it can be stripped down then you will need to replace the motor i would get a price for the motor to decide if it is worth doin sorry. ... Vacuums
Motor/Fan does not run. I have removed and taken the top of the canister plastic motor housing apart and tested for power. I have power through the cord to the switch and power from the switch to the two wire terminals. I have not removed the motor. Looks like I will need special tools to take out the motor. The Vac looks almost new. It has been setting for several years. What do you think?
Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.Well you can order a new motor at shop vac, check out this link.you dont have to remove to check the motor, just connect power to the motor leads ... Shop Vac QPMH450 Canister WetDry Vacuum
RE: Installing rainbow E series water pan latch
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Took my Hoover Steam Vac apart to clean it and now it won't **** up the water but was working fine before I got the bright idea to clean it. Took four screws out but did not touch the motor. It puts out water and the brushes rotate but no suction? Thank you for your help, Cathy
The suction is created by the motor and is pulled to the motor through the flexible hose. The hose could have pulled off at one end or it could have torn in a spot where there is more pull on the hose like when you lay the handle down to empty dirty ... Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum
My bissell aroma pro had a horrible burning smell then stoped sucking up water. the motor was still working and water was being feed out just not back up. the machine was hot as i had already cleaned 3 rooms in the house. i let it cool down but the burning prob returned as soon as i turned it back on. any help would be great thanks
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I was using my Heritage 11 vacumn with the hose attachment and the motor shut down like the power went off .When you push the switch on the housing the light comes on but the motor does not run.
Hi, the motor could be overheating. Most vacuums have a heat sensor that shuts the vac. off if there is a clog. Let it sit, feel if it's hot. If so you may have a blockage of dirt etc. Try to clear it, let it cool and tart it up. I hope this helps, i ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum
Need to change the motor brushes in Shop Vac model 800. How do you get into the motor housing?
Would like to know if you still need help with you problem. If so go to the link below.\015\012\015\012http://www.ereplacementparts.com/ ... Vacuums
My bissell powersteamer model 1695 does not spray enough water out. Hardly anything will come out of the handheld attachment either, just a few drips. With the floor unit, it appears the only water coming out is a result of gravity when the control is squeezed. Nothing appears to be plugged up with debrie or deposits. There does not appear to be any kind of drive belt for the pump as it seems to operate off the main vacuum motor. Any ideas?
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For the first time, I tried using my Kirby Sentria shampoo attachment. I've lost the manual but found instructions online for making the swap from regular vac to shampoo-er and got it all assembled. The foam laid down just fine, however, when I run the vac back over the foam to pick it up, there is not a stitch of water showing up in the tray. First I thought maybe it was bc I hadn't put that much of the foam/water onto the carpet, but 12 hours later, the carpet is still wet in spots. Clearly
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I have a Craftsman wet dry vac with blower capability (22 L). While I was using it to **** up water, the water came out of the blower hose. Now I can't get it to work as a vacuum. What can I do to fix this problem? Is there a toggle switch somewhere that allows me to choose vacuum or blower? Also, will the vacuum still work without the filter nut attached to the plate? Please let me know at your earliest convenience. Thank you.
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I was vacuuming today, and it was doing fine, then all of a sudden the motor kicked up a notch or two, then I heard the LOUDEST POP!!!...I turned it off, went and unplugged it, took off the top of the canister, then took the water pan to empty it, because I seen something on the bottom, as I was pouring the water out, I seen on the bottom, ALOT of, what looked like, small bands of metal...could you tell me what may have happened..??
It's possible the fan on the motor has disintgrated. If this is the case replace the motor. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have an old Shop Vac model 3331.5. This is a 12 gallon 1.5 hight peak shop vac with a detachable blower. After many years I decided to use the blower feature, but have lost the lost the manual. Question; how do I attach the hoses to the blower? The motor has that cap on it the direct the flow of air in one direction and the wide hoses do not fit over it. I may be missing a part, but I would think the directional cap would have to come off anyway.
Remove the cap that directs the air and insert the hose in there. ... Vacuums
Hi.. The motor brushes (in the brass housing) are burnt out in my rainbow e-series vacuum cleaner and I need to order some new ones. I am contacting you from Ireland.. Can you advise me on how to order them as I see no option for shipment to Ireland on the rainbow webpage. Thank You!
You've probably sorted your problem already ... if not, try the following link: http://www.goodvac.com/Rainbow_e_series_vacuum_main_unit_parts_s/798.htm (they have everything, good prices and very reliable) ... Tip, if you order brushes, order Brush ... Vacuums
Where can I purchase a water pan for my Rainbow d2
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I have a hoover steam vac and water will not spray from hand attachment
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