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Re: Makes a dripping water sound continously

If your water is not now chlorinated, try adding a few drops of diluted bleach to the water each time you refill.  Slime might be bacteria.

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Re: Makes a dripping water sound continously

Make sure the humidifier is on a flat, level surface.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

Re: Makes a dripping water sound continously

Most likely you do not have the humidifier assembled properly. Mine did that and I found out that not all of the parts were fully in their final position.

Problem: My water always has nasty particles floating in the water and the inside of the humidifier has a snot-like substance on the inside. The humidifier is supposed to be care-free for life time. What's the deal?

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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My Aprilaire 600 is dripping from the front toward the bottom... Can I fix it myself or do I need my maintenance guy?

Hello, check to make sure that the drain line is not blocked, this could cause the water to back up in the humidifier and leak, also make sure the water panel is clean and free of any mineral deposits.

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I have a whole house Honeywell E365 humidifier which is constantly flowing water to the pad, even when the heat is not on. What could be the cause ?

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TLuzzo - The humidistat seems to be working when you turn it down. The wires for the solenoid should be hooked up to your furnace circuit board. The instruction manual will tell you where. If you dont have a spot on your circut board the A 50 sensing reley is they way to go. They are inexpensive

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