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No lights no fan on Alpine Air XL-15

Used unit arrived in mail. Plugged it in and turned it on. lights on front of unit came on briefly. Fan did not move. Safety interlock button is pushed down as far as I can tell. Not sure what the electronic unit that has a round plastic tip sticking through the rear screen does.

Can't tell visually if the fuse is blow. Appears to be clear glass. What to do?

Thanks for any help

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  • JimmR Jun 23, 2008

    For this unit I determined that the power connections the motor had been corroded away. Ozone is very corrosive. I replaced those connection tabs and the unit started back up.

    There is a trouble shooting guide on the company website that was very useful.


  • JimmR Jun 23, 2008

    Thanks for the info. Fuse was clearly blown after checking it against an unblown fuse...could tell visually once I saw an unblown fuse. Continuity checker would have confirmed that more quickly. The fuses can be found at home depot or radio shack. The website for manufacturer parts was selling a fuse for 20bucks.....whereas I got them for about 2 bucks each at home depot.

    I bought some connection tabs (pressure fittings...squeeze them shut with a pair of plyers) from an autoparts store replaced the corroded tabs that supplied power to the motor, hooked everything back up and everything worked.




  • tjstick Jul 29, 2008

    received alpine xi-15 in mail,plugged it in same as jimmR no lights no fan fuse looks,I can see the small wire inside the glass tube c.tom

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Use a DVM continuity function to see if the fuse is blown, and check all the DO FIRST literature packed with the thing. You probably get to take a note out of the ionizer chamber.

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