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Red Light indicator on

I have two Bonaire's with HEPA filters, both about 3 to 4 months old and about a week ago the red light indicator by the squiggly lines on the filter came on. I turned them off, cleaned the filters but they are still red. Of course, I can't find my book that came with either one, so any info you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Anita

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Re: Red Light indicator on

I have a Bionaire tower air filter model BAP1700 that I bought from Costco. The filter check LED came on recently after 5 months of use. After cleaning the Permatech filters, I tried every remedy on this website including following the instructions that say push power button for 2 secs. Nothing worked. Then I noticed a tiny hole on the control panel in front of clean filter LED; I pushed a paper clip pin into that hole, felt a click, held it down and 2 secs later, LED went out. Success!

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Its easy to fix, just turn it on, and hold the power button down for like 7 seconds or untill it goes away!

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I have a BAP1500 and held the power down while pressing each other button and that did nothing, but I continued holding the power button maybe 10 seconds then the red light flashed a few times then went out.

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Re: Red Light indicator on

Bionaire unfortunately do not provide a manual online for the bap1500u - you should be able to get one direct from; The red light definitely is indicating that filters need cleaning, and on most models, this needs to be reset after cleaning. The 1500 definitely has a manual reset feature, sorry i cant find exact details on how to do it. some have a simple "reset" button, others may need only unplugging from the power for 15 minutes, while some may need a combination of buttons pressed - you should try all possible combinations, press and hold the power button for a few seconds may do the trick etc. Here you can get the manual for the BAP1175/1300 under "product details"; For these models you simultaneously press the "sleep" and "power" buttons to reset - these models are dissimilar, but just possibly the reset is the same. Hope this helps :)

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For Bionaire BAP1500, press POWER for 2 seconds to reset the red indicator light

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