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No water in the humidifier (General 1042L). What's wrong? Thanks

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I would first check to make sure you have water to incoming side of the solenoid valve. Most inlet and outlet fitting are compression type so you can carefully loosen nut on incoming side to see if you have water there.You don't want to take the nut off just back it off a liitle to see if you have pressure there.If so then retighten nut on incoming side and loosen nut on leaving side. Turn up thermostat to actuate solenoid valve.You should be able to hear a slight click when the valve opens.
If you have water on incoming side and you can tell that valve is working but you are not getting water flow then shut off water supply to humidifier and remove inlet nut and and slip pipe back to see if there is a blockage there. Clean as needed or replace solenoid if it's not working.If you have flow into unit but not out then check outlet side for blockage. I hope this helps . Thank you.

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