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Temp We changed our filter when we took out the humidifier one week ago and it worked fine. For the past day or two we have it set for 45% humidity and it doesn't seem to go over 37% no matter if we have it on auto, low, high, etc. what is the problem. The water is full, new filter, seems to sound ok.

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My guess is that you are trying to bring the humidity up too high. There is a chart in the manual that suggests where to set the humidity at based on outdoor temps.

I try to keep the level at 30-35% in the winter.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007


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