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Humidifier says "bucket full", not using bucket have hose attached

Humidifier is set for 50%, it is saying bucket full (it is empty) and 1%. Turn
power off and it starts up with 50% and then goes right back to 1%. Have
taken hose off and everything looks clear. Any ideas?

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  • kclinto Oct 02, 2008

    Flashing bucket full is on, but the bucket is not in and we have a hose in place. Last thing we did was adjust the humidity control percentage to 40% and it worked for a while. It now starts up at 40 and immediately switches to '01' on the humidity control and then shuts off when the 'bucket full' light blinks.

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Hi,

Offhand, two possibilities:
1. erroneous sensor reading(s) causing system to respond likewise erroneously; and/or
2. firmware/software glitch.

Initially, I would suggest a full hard reset, that is unplug from the mains for an hour or so. This would normally revert the unit back to factory default (assuming no hardware problem). Additionally, you may want to check the sensor(s) like the a bucket full sensor often would be a float switch of some kind.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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