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Excessive noise After cleaning the filter unit is operating with excessive noise almost a buzzying

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  • woodykeith Nov 29, 2007

    Same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2007

    Same here. It will make an electrical buzzing sound inside, and then say it needs to be cleaned, even though I just cleaned it. :(

  • The Alpha Dec 27, 2007

    Cleaned it and it still sizzles and wheezes. THAT is annoying!!

  • telcoss7 Jan 07, 2008

    Same buzzing noise on 3 units.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    excessive noise, also \buzzing after cleaning. we can also see the static electricity sparks, is that normal? cathy, thanks. We have unplugged it, and cleaned it several times, you can tell it is working, the air smells like rain, beautiful. thanks cathy

  • lkohler Feb 06, 2008

    Ditto. What can we do?

  • jchill22 Sep 02, 2008

    It's not just the blades. The 3 (one for each blade) stainless steel electrical contacts, the "tail" of these contacts, and the stainless steel post that touches the tail when you close the unit, all need to be clean, just as the blades do. I cleaned the blades multiple times and still had noise until I cleaned those other items too.

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    I tried cleaning the thin wire - twice. Still have a buzzing sound. Not as pronounced, but still there



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I found that the buzzing can be removed by blowing out the unit, cleaning the blades and taking a long cotton swab and alcohol to thoroughly clean the corona wire - carefully - don't break it. The wire should be clean enough that the slider/wiper runs smoothly up and down the wire after cleaning. If it drags or is rough to slide, you will still have noise no matter how many times you clean the blades. The wire gets a "crust" on it.

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In the ionic pro turbo there is a thin wire in the back that run vertical. Using two fingers try wipping it clean of any dust while using the cleaning rod in combination. Also use purfied distilled water to clean blades. Tap water contain many metals that can cause arching. Be sure the blades are completly dry before turning on the ionic pro turbo. If hissing is still heard use the the cleaning rod twice and check again. If you can see the arch buff the area on the blade with a paper towel or clean newspaper.

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