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Last night for the first time the machine is emitting a gaseous smelling odor. At first we thought it was coming from the house, electrical or outside. Not finding anything which would generate this odor, we turned off the machine and within 1/2 hour the odor was almost gone. The odor caused us to feel nautious, sleepless and my husband complained of a headache. What is this and what can we do. Does it have anything to do with the hepa filter?

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  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    every time I clean my electronic cells,I get a strong ozone smell that dissapears after I let the cells sit for 1-2 days in the flow of air.I have had repair people ck it out and all they suggest is getting a carbon filter.I think it has to do when I wash the cells with plain hot water. the directions recommend washing in soapy water and rinsing and letting the cells dry.I have not found a solution in 4 years. any help?

  • toe5142 Dec 12, 2008

    stinky ozone every time I wash my electronic cells in water.

  • toe5142 Dec 12, 2008

    I experience that ozone aroma when I wash the cells on my electronic system also.I am not sure how to fix it but it dissapears after letting the cells blow dry in the furnace for a day or so and running it afterwards.It is a powerfull ozone smell. any permanent fixes?

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The odor is trace amounts of ozone. I hate the smell myself, some people love it. Most common cause is a short in the cells. Can you hear any arcing noises?

Did you clean it recently. The ozone can be reduced by making a change in the power head. What is the model number and date code........Should be like, F300Aor E1625, The date code is a four digit numbe like.....0904. Both can be found on the back of the aircleaner door.

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