How to Take Apart a Rainbow Power Nozzle

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The Rainbow Power Nozzle is an aftermarket foot plate, wand and suction pipe manufactured by Rexair for domestic vacuum cleaners. The product helps improve the suction and dirt-removing capabilities of the vacuum cleaner, resulting in cleaner carpets and fresher upholstery. You might want to take apart the Rainbow Power Nozzle if you need to replace the belt, clean the brush or place the unit in long-term storage. The process should take you about 10 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • Flat-head screwdriver
  • Zip ties

Press down the tab and disconnect the flexible plastic suction pipe from the vacuum cleaner. Roll up the pipe, tying it with a zip tie if necessary.

Depress the tab where the metal wand attaches to the handle of the plastic suction pipe. Pull the metal pipe away from the handle.

Press the tab where the metal wand attaches to the Rainbow Power Nozzle footplate and pull the wand free. The unit is now in three parts: the footplate, wand and suction pipe.

Flip the footplate over so the base points up. Turn the fastener a quarter turn counterclockwise, using a flat-head screwdriver.

Remove the plastic plate from the underside of the footplate and set it aside.

Pry open the belt cover to gain complete access to the belt and brush.

Grip the brush by its ends and lift it out of the footplate; the rubber belt comes with it. Unhook it from the brush and the axle within the footplate. The Rainbow Power Nozzle is now ready for storage.

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