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How do i put the wand back together on a rainbow e-series ?

I had a wire come loose in the wand and have had to order another trigger switch. I have two unattached wires and don't know where they go ?

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The wire schematics in the handle assembly has four total wires. Two from the hose and two from the Receptacle Nozzle. Take one wire from the hose and one wire from the receptacle and connect together. Take the second wire from the hose and connect to the Switch Handle PN2E PN2. Take the second wire from the receptacle and connect to the other switch terminal. If you need more details, you can download the schematics at Rainbow Vacuum Schematics or you can call us at 800-523-0510.

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Posted on May 31, 2014

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SOURCE: Rainbow D4C power switch replacement

As far as I know, that switch with 6 terminals is still available. But if not, I would wire the 2 for the power head and the 2 motor wires together. Then you would have 4 leads to attach.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Rainbow SE Power Switch

The 2 clear side panels come off, remove the screws there, then the top will come off and you can get to the switch from there also.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Rainbow SE (1991)

little fan first, then hour glasss spacer washer side down then larger fan, with spacer sticking throug then small fan. then normal spacer. assambley starting from top part down, your local vacuum cleaner shop should have switches or contact rainbow, but will be cheaper to go local store

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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SOURCE: I need to reassemble my rainbow e series electrified hose handle

Yes, it is a ground wire. When you put it back together, make sure that the two halves of the hose handle are holding the wire up against the metal. I just had one apart the other day for the first time and if I recall correctly, the wire goes near the center for reassembly. Hope this helps!

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Rainbow D4C.

Changing polarity on the cord will not change anything. Three phase power would be the only way to change the direction of the rotation.

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