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The red sensor light is stuck on red. I have cleaned the filters. What might be the problem?

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A common problem with this unit is that the sensor will clog up with dirt and debris and will give a false reading to you. my best advice is just to ignore the sensor light... mostly because your machine is running and it will not affect the performance of the machine. Next time you have the unit in for a service, let the repair person know and they should be able to clean it for you.

Good luck.
Mark

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