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I paid yesterdAY and I bought a new fuse but that doesn't make it turn on. If the air filters are taken out should the machine still turn on if the back is off? Or do I have to put everything back together to try to turn it on?

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  • rgsachs Sep 03, 2009

    The model number is SP-20 and it is a Sun Pure

  • rgsachs Sep 03, 2009

    What are you talking about--this is not a water purifyer--this is an air cleaner with a hepa filter and a pre filter and an ultraviolet light. I have no idea what a floater switch is

  • rgsachs Sep 03, 2009

    I will try this. Please wait a bit for me to reply

    Thank you

    Bobbi Sachs

  • rgsachs Sep 03, 2009

    Bravo ! It works! I am a 70 year old Lady and I am so proud that I could make this happen without calling in a special serviceman! Thank you thank you thank you!



    Roberta Sachs

  • rgsachs Sep 03, 2009

    I am so appreciative. Thank you so much!

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There may be a switch that opens when you remove the filter, but I have never seen one that had one. If you can give me the make and model number of the unit, I can be alot more help.

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    James Hilton Sep 03, 2009

    There is not a switch that cut unit off when filter is removed. The only switch that is line with the motor other than the on/off is the float switch. It turns the unit off when the tank if full of water. It would also not let unit run if it were tilted over enough that the float switch was in the full position. You have replaced the fuse. Now make sure the unit is sitting upright, look at the float switch and be sure it's in the down position. Turn the unit on, the unit should now run unless you have so other problem. I show that there is nothing else in the line between the motor and the switch other than these. Switch,fuse, float switch, fan motor.

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  • James Hilton
    James Hilton Sep 03, 2009

    Please rate solution. Thanks

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    James Hilton Sep 03, 2009

    My picture shows it was a de-humitifier. This was my mistake. Sorry I keyed in the wrong number orsomething. I'll look again/

  • James Hilton
    James Hilton Sep 03, 2009

    Sorry. I found it. Here is your answer. Both the top and front grill have safety interlocks that will turn the unit off if removed while in operation. If either grill is not properly closed the unit will not operate. Make sure the top grill is completely snapped into place and the front grill is completely secured at the bottom before turning the unit on again.

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