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Shaklee Airsource air purifier makes a popping sound. I have two units. One does it loudly and makes a black ring on the area where it sits. The other just started popping very softly, no ring. Light

One unit was purchased in 2004. Module is newer in both units. The other is second hand. Wondering if the environment is contributing somehow, but its just an apartment.

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  • Tom Mangan
    Tom Mangan Apr 21, 2014

    I have taken many of these apart and have found no reason for the popping sound other than environment. You may have high humidity which could contribute. In any case have not found to be a safety issue,just a little annoying. The black circle is material the unit is removing from your air. If you are in a closed environment that should become less evident as it cleans the air. If you are in a poor air quality area and open the windows often you will continue to get this. I have replaced motors in many units and have open up and cleaned many too. Message if you want more info.

  • Dee Corley
    Dee Corley Jul 05, 2014

    Thank you so much for responding to this question! I've got two units. I thought theywere going bad so I bought another one. Now its doing the same thing in a matter of days. Do you still work on these units? If not, do you know who does, in case I need it?

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