Guide :Vacuums : 75th Anniversary Canister Vacuum
Rainbow Vacuum Model D3B
I have a Rainbow Canister Vacuum, model#D3B, and was trying to Change the power cord head on it because I'm now living in a new home with older style electrical outlets (2 prong - no ground). So I purchased a cord end (2 prong) to fit the electrical outlets. When I installed it, I didn't connect the ground wire. Now the machine doesn't turn on. So I purchased a 3 prong cord head, installed it, with the ground wire installed properly, took it to work to test there, on a 3 prong electrical outlets, and it worked.
Why won't this machine work without the ground wire connected? Also, what s