Question about Humidifiers

1 Answer

Honeywell humidifier mod. HE-255, NOT WORKING

EVAPORATER PLATE GETTING NO WATER

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Greenhorn:

    A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 33 Answers

Try removing the cover, and manually cycling on the controler switch? Does the solenoid click on, next to the humidifier (the unit with the water line running through it, with wires coming out of it)? If it does click on, is water running down the water pad? It doesn't necessarily drain water when it's working correctly. All of the water SHOULD be getting evaporated into the air return duct.

If it's clicking on, but no water is running out, you should check the water supply saddle valve and make sure it wasn't turned off during servicing.

If it's not clicking on, you should test that you are getting voltage (12v-18v DC) to the solenoid. If you're not, check all wiring connections and make sure they're tight. If you still don't get power, you have either a problem with your control unit/humidistat, your DC power supply, or the control board on your furnace. You may need to call a HVAC technician at that point, depending on your comfort level/skill level in that regard.

Posted on Jan 06, 2013

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: Honeywell Humidifier HUT102m

I've been having problems with this unit since purchase in December 2007.

To fill, unscrew the cap with the spring loaded plunger. It may be tight, but it has two slots which you can turn like a screwhead using something wide enough (eg, a spoon) for leverage.

My problem is that this thing leaks badly. The fit of the cartridge is terribly designed. The one supplied is different from the one depicted in the unhelpful manual, which is silent on where the cartridge should fit. It will fit in one spot, but it will not sit flush with floor of the unit; it rocks and the water holding top rocks with it. The supplied cartridge appears to be an attempted and unsuccessful fix of a problematic design.

Even without the cartridge, this unit still leaks.

A web search shows others complaining about leaking. Hate to say it, but another example of lousy American design... but it sure is pretty!

Haven't been able to raise the manufacturer "Kaz" on the phone.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Continous ware flow on Honeywell HE220A Humidifier

I am having the same problem. I have had my humidifier for about 5 years now and I just started having the problem where the water continuously flows through the solenoid. I took apart the solenoid by removing the fittings from both sides. When I did that, I noticed that there was a hole in the metal that allowed me to see through to the other side. Apparently, it had corroded and and broken through, allowing the water to pass through the solenoid without really going through the valve within the solenoid. There are several sites that sell replacements for about $70, which is not cheap, but cheaper than buing a new humidifier for $120. Here is one site I found: http://www.iaqsource.com/product.php/honeywell/32001639-002/?product=112783&category=1142

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: he220a honeywell humidifier water actuator valve broke

The screw does turn and will open the valve, take the hex nut off and turn the screw to see if water leaks between the valve portion and the hexnut housing. They used that same valve on many models, including the newer models. Make sure you are getting water to the valve.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

  • 9 Answers

SOURCE: Honeywell HE225 Humidifier will not draw water

Check for 24volts at the valve. Some techs install these so it only comes on when the furnace calls for heat. It should have its own transformer.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • 189 Answers

SOURCE: No Water flow thru Humidifier

Loosen the brass fitting where it connects to the soleniod valve. If water comes out your saddle valve is ok. Carefully retighten this fitting. With the humidifier turned on loosen the first fitting down stream from the valve see if water comes out. if it does turn the humidifier off and see if it stops, it should. That will tell you the the valve is ok then, just clean the filter and the oriface. if it does not turn on and off check the wiring. if ok replace the valve.
Good luck

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Aprilair 760 Humidfier will not stop water flow to EV panel


If the water continues runs nonstop even when the heater is turned off, you might have either a bad solenoid valve or a bad humidistat. Simply disconnect one of the two low voltage wires going into the unit. If the water turns off then your problem is most likely your humidistat or the low voltage wiring. If the water continues to run even when the low voltage is disconnected you have a defective solenoid valve.
Good luck.......

Apr 09, 2009 | Aprilaire 700 Humidifier

1 Answer

Honeywell HE220A water not reaching humidifier


Replace the Valve on the unit. Check the small filter inside of it where the waterline attaches first. If its clear and you have lots of flow from the 1/4" line the replace the valve.

Jan 19, 2009 | Honeywell HE220A1019 Whole House...

1 Answer

Honeywell 360a humidifier


yes water should turn off solinoid is bad

Oct 24, 2008 | Honeywell HE360A1027 Whole House...

1 Answer

Won't turn on.


Hi My Unit will not turn on,bought last year,water fill icon flashes but no power.
is there a repair depot on Prince Edward Island? Or how do I get it looked after,
unit brought at Sears. Thanks in advance Norm

Oct 02, 2008 | Honeywell Warm Mist HWM-255 Humidifier

1 Answer

Honeywell warm mist humidifier shuts off


I want do any thi9ng after I====push the power button once,
push timer once, I chose 50%hum. the icon (two tear drops)
stoped blinking. Nothing happen at this point as for as
humidity in tothe room. HELP

Jan 04, 2008 | Honeywell Warm Mist HWM-255 Humidifier

1 Answer

Water leak


there is no sealing replace the rubber band on the connection of the tank windman

Dec 30, 2005 | Honeywell Warm Mist HWM-255 Humidifier

2 Answers

Manual


I lost my manual as well but found this link to a pdf version in case anyone else has the same problem finding it as we did. http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/content/pdfs/113129.pdf

Dec 18, 2005 | Honeywell Warm Mist HWM-255 Humidifier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Humidifiers Logo

Related Topics:

106 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Humidifiers Experts

Mack Baxter

Level 3 Expert

381 Answers

Dennis

Level 2 Expert

216 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74896 Answers

Are you a Humidifier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...