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Red led light on constantly

Pur water filter led turned red after it had been green and remained lit on red even when not filtering. tried removing and replacing water filter but the led is still on and still red constantly

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  • njbowen Feb 16, 2009

    i have same problem, pur filter light turned red and stays red after filter change. light is solid red, not ever blinking red.

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Electronic circuit needs replacement

Posted on May 17, 2009

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  • TS-DT Jan 17, 2011

    Had same problem. I opened the filter again, and without the cap/indicator, I run carefully some water through the filter. Separately I did shake a little the filter cap (with the integrated LED indicator) and tried to clean with normal water. After mounting the cap onth the filter the LED showed green and seems to work. May be some dirt from the old filter caused the red light to stay on. Try it

  • Meycha1 Sep 16, 2011

    Works! Thanks!

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    LT57 May 23, 2014

    Opened the unit and removed the filter, then removed the filter body from the faucet. Put a small diameter bendy drinking straw and put it in the front end of the cap and blew it out. Took the same straw and crimped it so it would fit in the small hole in the filter body where the water flows from the faucet. Open the valve and back-blow it out. Gren light all the way!

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When mine gets stuck I stick the handle of a fork or spoon into the hole where the water comes out and use that to unscrew it. Works like a charm every time.

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