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Filled Watertank; water will not go open valve and go into mister area

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My tank won't fill either and I have distilled water and it's the first time I've tried to use it..not good.

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

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    Susan Chapman Dec 26, 2014

    This exact thing is happening to me after one use. Distilled water and everything. Guess I am returning it.

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It may be clogged with mineral scale. Empty the water that you now have in the tank and refill it with a 50/50 solution of White Vinegar and Bottled Distilled Water. Let it soak for several hours and then turn the unit ON. If it starts working as it should. let it run another 5 minutes, turn it OF and empty the tank. Refill the tank with Bottled Distilled Water and allow it to run at least 45 minutes to flush the system. After that, if you do not detect any vinegar odor, you can continue to use the remaining Distilled water.

If the unit didn't work as it should have after several hours of soaking. Turn the unit OFF and let it soak overnight. If this solved the problem, I would recommend that you continue to use Bottled Distilled Water for normal operation, rather than tap water.

Hope this helped solve the problem

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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    Susan Chapman Dec 26, 2014

    The distilled water did not make a difference. Used this machine once and used distilled water in it. Tried to use second time and will not start. Red indicator light on. Returning this garbage.

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