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When hose is attached, bucket fills up

I have attached the hose to the threaded connector, and left the humidifier in a non-occupied area. I chck it daily and the bucket is full each day. I thought the hose allowed the bucket to be bypassed and the bucket was there only for the switch to power??

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Re: when hose is attached, bucket fills up

The hose connection was ok, but, the hose itself was a lttle, I mean little bit higher than the connector, and as a catch all to not allow flooding, will then drip back into the bucket. I laid the entire hose down and then up a little bit to the pump and it works great. Thanks for all the help

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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Re: when hose is attached, bucket fills up

Yes: hose allowed the bucket to be bypassed yes: bucket was there only for the switch to power can you pass a finger through the hole where the hose connected? probably not, right? most of these buckets have a knockout area inside the hose connection. Try prying it out or even drilling it out if required. remember that once you remove hose, you must purchase a plug hose end connector to continue bucket only useage.

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

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