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Vicks V 3100 Humidifier; where can I get a water valve/tank cap? Thanks!

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SOURCE: Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier leaking

I had the same problem. Turned out to be a bad seal on the cap. I found a customer service phone number for Vicks and they are sending a new cap, at my cost of $4. If I figure out where I found the number, I'll add it to this comment.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Water tank broken V745A Vicks Humidifier

I just ordered my replacement tank from kaz.com. Search using the model number and find the tank. I got it for $12....

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SOURCE: Water tank broken V745A Vicks Humidifier

I think you can find another one on amazon, take a look: Amazon com v745a tank. I hope this was helpful. Have a nice day

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Where can i get a new water tank valve cap for vicks model V745A?


Best option might be to drop an email to the supplier of the humidifier Kaz at consumerrelations@kaz.com

You can download the manual from this site in case it is any help.
http://s3.amazonaws.com/szmanuals/8a7c1db00996618dffc2e2382335c08c

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Does this help you? http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/humidifiers/vicks/v5100ns.html
My OX husband trod upon his new humidifier LOL...broke the tank and I cannot stop leaking. Anyone have a site where I can buy just a Vicks tank?

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Cleaned product and keep get reset light and also will it operate without the water tank cup


The valve on the bottom of the tank is either too tightly twisted on or needs cleaning. Be sure when you push up on the little plastic piece that sticks out that the water comes out quickly (do over sink). If not, loosen the filling cap, clean the valve and screw cap back on, but not too tight.

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The spring fell out of the cap and now water leaks out. Can you get a replacement tank cap?


go to kaz.com and search using your model # (found on the bottom of the unit usually). i had to do this a few months ago.

Oct 18, 2009 | Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier

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Water tank broken V745A Vicks Humidifier


I think you can find another one on amazon, take a look: Amazon com v745a tank. I hope this was helpful. Have a nice day

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Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier leaking


Check if the cap has a gasket or o-ring and is not worn. There are two designs for this model. The older model has the fill cap and valve together. The new design the fill cap and valve are at different locations. The new design has no hole in the bottom of the unit.
You can fixed the problem using a 1-1/2 inch washer for brass tubular found in the plumbing isles in HD or L. The rubber washer is 1 or 2 mm smaller then the grooves in the fill/valve cap. You can stretch the washer and it will fit perfectly in the grooves. When putting the fill/valve cap back with the washer, it will be tighter then before. Firmly turn and you should not have any leaks and make sure unit is level. You can plug the hole because the new design does not have a hole in the bottom of the unit.

Nov 28, 2008 | Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier

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Need to clean the filter


http://homeappliance.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/vicks/v3100.html

This is the link to your manual.
Daily Maintenance
1.
Turn switch to OFF position and unplug the cord from wall outlet.
2. Lift the Water Tank from Base. Carefully remove the Water Tray from the base being
careful not to damage the delicate Wicking Filter. Empty excess water from the Water Tray
without removing the Wicking Filter. Remove the Tank Cap and drain any water from the
Water Tank. Rinse the Water Tank with lukewarm water after each use. Wipe accessible
surfaces of the Water Tank and Water Tray clean with a soft, damp cloth.
3. Do not immerse the Base in water. For storage, wipe dry with a soft, clean cloth. Keep
water away from the Air Outlet.
4. Do not leave water in the Water Tank or Water Tray when unit is not in use as it may
result in the build up of mineral deposits and bacteria that can inhibit the output
efficiency of the humidifier. Please note that if water remains in the Water Tank for more
than a day or two, bacterial growth is possible.
5. Replace Water Tray with Wicking Filter. Then replace the Tank. Humidifier is now ready for
use.
Weekly Maintenance
Removing Scale
1.
Remove the Water Tank and empty any remaining water from the Water Tank.
2. Turn switch to the ON position, either low or high speed, and operate Humidifier until the
Wicking Filter is thoroughly dry.
3. Turn switch to the OFF position and unplug the cord from wall outlet.
4. Remove Wicking Filter from the Water Tray by carefully lifting straight up taking care not to
tear filter.
5. Remove the Water Tray from the Base. Fill Water Tray with undiluted white vinegar. Let
stand for 20 minutes.
6. Dampen soft, clean cloth or sponge with undiluted white vinegar and wipe out Water Tray
to remove scale. Do not use soap, detergents or abrasive cleaners.
7. Rinse the Water Tray thoroughly in clean warm water or put in top shelf of dishwasher to
remove scale and vinegar before disinfecting the Water Tray.

Disinfecting the Water Tray and Tank
1.
Fill tank with 1 teaspoon of household bleach in 1 gallon of water. Let stand twenty (20)
minutes, shaking vigorously every few minutes, drain and rinse with clean water until the
bleach smell is gone. Dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
2. Wipe the Water Tray with a soft cloth dampened in the bleach and water solution. Rinse
the Water Tray thoroughly or place in dishwasher before proceeding.
3. Wipe all exterior surfaces of the Base with a soft, dry cloth. Do not immerse the Base in
water or use water to clean the base. An electric shock may result or the humidifier may
be damaged.

Hope this helps.
Good Luck.

Dec 01, 2007 | Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier

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Filling humidifier


On the Vicks v-3100 the water tank should lift off of the unit. Flip it over and there is a lid. Open the lid and fill the tank. Once you've filled it back up, put the lid back on. Flip the tank over to make sure there are no leaks, then put it back on the humidifier.

Note: It's very important to check to make sure the tank isn't leaking before you put it back on the humidifier, if it is, it will flood the reservoir, in turn causing water to leak out of the bottom of the humidifier (which is one of the major complaints about the 3100).

Sep 11, 2007 | Vicks V3100 1.2 Gallon Humidifier

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