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Slant/Fin GF300 Humidifier refill light will not go out

I've cleaned the probes as per the instructions but it will not start.

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  • ktaudvin Feb 01, 2009

    Slant fin just cleaned and refilled but won't work as the refill light won't go off. Is the humidifier trash now?

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SOURCE: On my Slant Fin GF-200

Hello,

The refill/reset light comes on after the water level drops, Did you add water?

If so you might need to clean it twice.

Hope this helps, Matt

Posted on Dec 05, 2010

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1. Before filling the water tanks, push the POWER switch to the “OFF” position and
unplug unit. Refer to cleaning instructions.
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