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Troubleshooting - Kenmore 758.296140C Operator's Manual

Whole house humidifier 53 litre output with innovative twin fan technology
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Troubleshooting
Trouble
Probable
Cause
Remedy
Digital display not illuminated
• No Power.
• Check 120 volt power source
• Power button has not been
• Press power button once to turn
depressed,
on
Fan not operating (digital
• ROOM humidity level is not 3% or
• Raise SET humidity level if
display is illuminated)
more below SET humidity
level,
desired
• Reservoir
is empty.
• Increase fan speed.
• Fill humidifier with water
i Fan running continuously,
unit will not shut off
• Float is obstructed.
• SET humidity level is 65%.
• ROOM humidity level has not
reached
1% or more above SET
humidity level.
• 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
Poor evaporation
of water.
° Check filter message "CF" is
• Change to a fresh new filter
flashing
NOTE: Local water purity varies
° Mineral buildup on filter,
from area to area.
Neither bottle emptying.
° Bottle cap plunger missing post in
• Check orientation of bottles
bottom of cabinet
Reposition
so that bottle cap
° Dirty filters
plunger (stem) is depressed
by
post in bottom of cabinet.
• Change to fresh new filters
(42-29959)
Bottles continues
to empty
° Air is entering water bottle.
• Check "E-Z-FHi Side-Caps"
and
valve assembly caps to ensure
tightness
• Check for leak in water bottle
• Ensure gaskets for"E-Z-Fill
Side-
Caps" are in place
Left bottle not emptying
° Right bottle contains water
• The humidifier is designed
so that
right bottle empties first
Refill display "F" is on before
° Unit is not set up on a level
• Position unit level (Some carpet
bottles are empty
surface. (Float will not sense water
padding may allow unit to sit lower
at the front of the cabinet.)
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)
Display blinks or fan moves slightly
• Normal
• No action required
when humidifier
is plugged in.
Fan operating slower than speed
• Humidifier
is in "Dry Out Mode"
• Humidifier automatically
switches
registered
on digital display,
fan to (WHISPER)
F1 when "F" is
flashing
Humidifier not shutting off dubng
• Filter not dry
• During "Dry Out Mode", the
"Dry Out Mode"
humidifier will continue to run on
(WHISPER)
F1 speed as required
for up to 2 hours.
Alternating
"F" and room humidity
• Reservoir
is empty.
• Fill humidifier with water
displayed
Alternating
"CF" and room humidity
• Filter may be dirty
• Replace filter.
displayed
CAUTION:
Use only EPA Registered
Bacteriostat
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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