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BHD-301-E Non starting........

Had circuit board out. Checked fuse. Have NOT discharged and tested the capacitor as of yet. Auto shut off light blinks. Put the unit back together and the fan started for about 2 sec. then quit. Light still is blinking. This the first of any operation from the unit, but can not get it to start again. ???? Float issues seem to check out? Intermitten float switch operation????

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  • Jeff Innes Oct 27, 2012

    Now I'm really confused. If I rapidly plug and unplug the unit from the wall, it will start the fan for a couple seconds and stop.???????????? Could this be the capacitor not fully charging??



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The filter is located behind the front louvers. It can be accessed by removing the water collection bucket and looking up into the bucket holder, just behind the louvers. You should see a plastic pull tab handle, which is the filter frame. If you have never removed the filter for cleaning, it may have a piece of plastic tap, which was used for shipping. you will need to remove the tape and discard it, before pulling straight won the filter frame.

The filter can be cleaned by vacuuming it or if it's really dirty, washing it it in warm water and mild dish washing liquid. Rinse thoroughly and shake off any excess water and dry the filter completely before reinstalling it. Never operate the unit with out the air intake filter in place.

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