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Humidifier leaks water when turned on

When we try to use the humidifier water leaks out and onto the floor. If we take the cover off it looks as if the water is shooting out of the filter. We don't think the filter is clogged because when we take the filter to the sink and run water through it the water doesn't shoot out...we have tried slowing down the water but that didn't work....

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  • gkleo65 Nov 19, 2008

    Water is coming out from the unit. Do not know what to do? Any Idea?

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Humidifier water pad comes w/ a mark in one end, that mark should be on top. Also check your feed tube they tend to crack some times. if if still leaks water change the water pad

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