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Honeywell Humidifier HUT102m

I don't know how to fill this humidifier the water runs straith through it I lost the instructions the web site does not have the instructions available

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Re: Honeywell Humidifier HUT102m

I've been having problems with this unit since purchase in December 2007.

To fill, unscrew the cap with the spring loaded plunger. It may be tight, but it has two slots which you can turn like a screwhead using something wide enough (eg, a spoon) for leverage.

My problem is that this thing leaks badly. The fit of the cartridge is terribly designed. The one supplied is different from the one depicted in the unhelpful manual, which is silent on where the cartridge should fit. It will fit in one spot, but it will not sit flush with floor of the unit; it rocks and the water holding top rocks with it. The supplied cartridge appears to be an attempted and unsuccessful fix of a problematic design.

Even without the cartridge, this unit still leaks.

A web search shows others complaining about leaking. Hate to say it, but another example of lousy American design... but it sure is pretty!

Haven't been able to raise the manufacturer "Kaz" on the phone.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

Re: Honeywell Humidifier HUT102m

Its the worst design to fill it up that you could imagine. i was lost for a 1/2 hr trying to figure it out. well that 'easy to fill' feature on it means that you have to flip it upside down, balance it on its awkward shaped top, press in that spring loaded piece on the underside with one hand, and fill it (takes forever) with your other free hand in the same spot (apparently it opens up a valve that allows water in).

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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