Question about Holmes Products HM5080-U2 Humidifier

2 Answers

HM5081TG Reset Light won't turn off

I have a HM5081TG Humidifier, which has an automatic shut off feature.  When the humidifier is empty the reset light is illuminated, and the humidifier automatically shuts off.  I have refilled the humidifier following an automatic shut-off; however, the reset light turns on every time I turn on the humidifier and the humidifier will not work (i.e. heat the water and humidify the room).  The reset light just remains on every time I turn on the humidifier and nothing happens.  What can I do?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Misty226 Dec 17, 2007

    i cannot get the reset light off or figure out how to reset it...any advice?

    I have the Holmes humidifier HM-5081.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Also it cycles on and off too often

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    ESSICKAIR EA 1201 SILVER AND BLACK MODEL. Cleaned and put back together. F(fill indicator ) comes on and fan speed cannot be adjusted. No response with fan buttons. Eventually turns off automatically.

×

Ad

2 Answers

I'm sure you've read the instructions, but in case you've misplaced or forgot them, to reset the "reset" you have to unplug the humidifier for 5 minutes.  The steps are:
1. Turn knob to "reset." 2. Unplug the unit. 3. Refill and replace tank on unit. 4. Wait 5 minutes. 5. Plug unit in and turn knob to "high."
If that doesn't turn the reset light out, re-do all 5 steps.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

  • Jody Horner-Posten
    Jody Horner-Posten Jan 19, 2014

    thanks i did lose instructions, that worked!

×

Ad

Reset the unit once it is refilled by pushing the power button and holding it down for 5 seconds before releasing. This should reset your unit to factory settings.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

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 there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Tank is full, but after a few minutes why does it stop and the 'Tank Empty' light comes on?


Reset light comes on, unit stops operating when tank is full ...

www.fixya.com/support/t384577-reset_light_comes_unit_stops_operating
Feb 6, 2008 - Question about Vicks Warm Mist V745A 1 Gallon Humidifier ... Tank is full. ... for about another 5 minutes when the unit stops, reset light comes on etc. ...the humidifier since the reset light keeps going on immediately after I turn ... water in the tank because of course, the heater is on, but no water is getting ...

How to Fix a Humidifier ' HomeTips

www.hometips.com/repair-fix/humidifier-doesnt-work.html

Jan 17, 2016 | Humidifiers

1 Answer

Flashing red flight


Its probably the cleaning light that comes on periodically to remind you to clean the unit. Shut off the unit AND when you do so hold down the power button for several seconds until the flashing red light shuts off. The cleaning light should stay off until the next cleaning is due.

Per the Air-O-Swiss FAQ:

Q: Cleaning light is flashing (AOS U650, AOS 7135, AOS 7142, AOS 7144, AOS 7147)
A: Switch the unit OFF and unplug it. Empty the water in the base. Rinse the base with hot/clean water. Do not submerge the base! Visually inspect the base for dirt or mineral build up. If soft water is used decalcifying the unit every 4 weeks with EZ Cal is suggested. If hard water is used the unit should be decalcified every 2 weeks. Do not forget to reset the clean light after resetting the unit.

Q: Reset cleaning light (AOS U650, AOS 7135, AOS 7142, AOS 7144, AOS 7147)
A: The cleaning light does not automatically reset. Hold down the power button (button A in instruction manual) until the light stops flashing. The light automatically comes on approximately 14 days after plugging in the unit.

Feb 15, 2014 | Air-O-Swiss U7142 Humidifier

1 Answer

What happens if the humidifier runs out of water? Humidifier is new and working fine. I Does the humidifier shut off automatically when it runs out of water?


The humidifier has a float valve in it much like a toilet tank does. If the water gets to low, the float valve should allow more water to enter the tank automatically. When it reaches the proper level, the float valve stops the water. The water line (either copper or plastic) coming into the humidifier should have a shutoff valve on it. Make sure that it is turned on.

Feb 02, 2011 | Holmes Products HM4600-U 11 Gallon...

1 Answer

We noticed the humidity went down to 30% and I adjusted the rate to increase Now our Aprilaire 400 says to change the filter. I did that, and it still says to change the filter. The furnace runs fine....


If your humidifier is equipped with a Digital Humidifier Control with Water

Panel change indicator, after replacing the Water Panel, turn the control

knob to the "Test/Reset" position until the "Humidifier On" light blinks to

reset its timer. (Blower must be operating and HVAC calling for heat.) Be sure

to turn the control knob back to it's original setting. If the "Humidifier On"

light continues to blink, your humidifier is in Test mode. DO NOT LEAVE THE
CONTROL IN TEST MODE OR HUMIDIFIER WILL NOT OPERATE.

Jan 27, 2011 | Aprilaire 400 Humidifier

1 Answer

Replaced water panel and the light keeps blinking to change it agai...model 700


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.
did you hit the reset

Digital Humidifier Control (Model 700): (Automatic or Manual mode) Check system operation and reset Change Water Panel indicator by setting the knob to "Test/Reset". With HVAC blower operating and HVAC calling for heat, humidifier will operate for one minute. DO NOT LEAVE IN TEST MODE AS HUMIDIFIER WILL NOT OPERATE.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Rate/Vote on my response. We take the time to answer your question. take the time to rate us.Thanks and good luck

4 Thumbs - Very Helpful
3 Thumbs - Helpful
2 Thumbs - Somewhat Helpful
1 Thumb - Not Helpful

Dec 29, 2010 | Aprilaire 700 Humidifier

1 Answer

I replaced the water panel on our aprilaire 600 humidifier. I adjusted the thermostat to call for heat to test it. When the dial (non-digital control panel for the humidifier) is turned to test/reset,...


Thank you for contacting us with regards to your model 600 Humidifier. The Change Water Panel indicator should flash when the control knob is set to the Test/Reset mode. The flashing indicates that the timer has been successfully reset. However, the humidifier should operate for the first 60 seconds of Test mode as long as your furnace is running. If your humidifier does not turn on, contact your installer. The humidifier may require service.
We appreciate the opportunity to be of assistance.
Sincerely,


Brett Phillips
Technical Support
Research Products Corporation

Nov 01, 2010 | Aprilaire 600 Humidifier

2 Answers

How to clean air-o-swiss humidifier?


Gererally according to the booklet in the box.
If you no longer have those instructions, simply clean out the
basin, make sure no mold, dust, hardwater or calcium is deposited.
Use a 10% bleach water solution to kill bacteria, and thats is basically it.
Just dont miss any spots, but humdifiers should be cleaned every few uses.

Feb 19, 2010 | Air-O-Swiss 7133 Humidifier

1 Answer

Humidifier filled with water, but red light is on


If you overfill it, the red light goes on. just dump a little out and it should go green. Worked with my crane duck humidifier. Hope it helps

Feb 01, 2010 | Crane Humidifiers

1 Answer

Canister is filled with water...it's plugged in...it's turned on...NO STEAM


Thatis a safety feature designed to avoid overheating due to being empty.
You need to reset it.
Unplug it for a few minutes, and then set it to reset, after plugging it in. It should be working after a few minutes.

Jan 31, 2010 | Holmes Products HM500-UC 1 Gallon...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Humidifiers Logo

Related Topics:

4,296 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Holmes Products Humidifiers Experts

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

54350 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

48565 Answers

Richard Williams
Richard Williams

Level 1 Expert

26 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...