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Runs, but no humidity

Humidifier runs and cold dry air comes out. I leave it on all night and the water level in the tank is the same as it was in the morning. Of course, I have misplaced the instruction manual and can not seem to find it online. Any suggestions?

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  • omgitskait4 Feb 13, 2008

    Well what do you know, there isnt a filter in there at all! Thanks for your help!

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    RUNS, ALL NIGHT, COOL AIR, BUT NO HUMIDIY.

  • Kevben1 Dec 02, 2008

    I fill the tank and soak the filter and still it sits there fan running all night and in the morning the tank is full and the filter is dry.

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These things have a "sponge" appearing part that is located below the tank. Be sure to totally soak that part in water before trying to use the unit. I had one of these about 3 years ago, and the same thing happened to me. I believe the "sponge", which is really a filter, actually wicks the water into the section of the humidifier that sends water vapor out of the top. You must completely soak it to "Prime" the system, so to speak. That is what worked for me.

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