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Troubleshooting - Kenmore 758.154200 Operator's Manual

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Digital display not illuminated.
Fan not operating (digital
display is illuminated).
Fan running continuously,
unit will not shut off.
Poor evaporation of water.
Neither bottle emptying.
Bottles continues to empty.
Left bottle not emptying.
Refill display "F" is on before
bottles are empty.
Display blinks or fan moves slightly
when humidifier is plugged in.
Fan operating slower than speed
registered on digital display.
Humidifier not shutting off during
"Dry Out Mode".
Alternating "F" and room humidity
Alternating "CF" and room humidity
CAUTION: Use only 32-14900 EPA Registered Bacteriostat available from Sears Retail store.
Use of other water treatment products may damage the filter elements. Under no circumstances should you use
water treatment products designed for Roto belt or Ultrasonic humidifiers.
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Probable Cause
• No Power.
• Power button has not been
• ROOM humidity level is not 3% or
more below SET humidity level.
• Reservoir is empty.
• Float is obstructed.
• SET humidity level is 65%.
• ROOM humidity level has not
reached 1% or more above SET
humidity level.
• Check filter message "CF" is
• Mineral buildup on filter.
• Bottle cap plunger missing post in
bottom of cabinet.
• Dirty filters.
• Air is entering water bottle.
• Right bottle contains water.
• Unit is not set up on a level
surface. (Float will not sense water
at the front of the cabinet.)
• Normal.
• Humidifier is in "Dry Out Mode"
• Filter not dry.
• Reservoir is empty.
• Filter may be dirty.
• Check 120 volt power source.
• Press power button once to turn
• Raise SET humidity level if
• Increase fan speed.
• Fill humidifier with water.
• Free float from obstruction.
• A SET humidity percentage
of 65% operates fan
continuously. Adjust SET
level between 25% - 60%.
• Continue to run until desired
humidity level is achieved. This
may take up to 48 hours initially.
• Change to a fresh new filter.
NOTE: Local water purity varies
from area to area.
• Check orientation of bottles.
Reposition so that bottle cap
plunger (stem) is depressed by
post in bottom of cabinet.
• Change to fresh new filters
• Check "E-Z-Fill Side-Caps" and
valve assembly caps to ensure
• Check for leak in water bottle.
• Ensure gaskets for "E-Z-Fill Side-
Caps" are in place.
• The humidifier is designed so that
right bottle empties first.
• Position unit level. (Some carpet
padding may allow unit to sit lower
in the front than rear with the
additional weight of water bottles
in the front of the cabinet. Install
caster pads under front casters
(see page 5).
• No action required.
• Humidifier automatically switches
fan to (WHISPER) F1 when "F" is
• During "Dry Out Mode", the
humidifier will continue to run on
(WHISPER) F1 speed as required
for up to 2 hours.
• Fill humidifier with water.
• Replace filter.

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