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My aprilaire mod. 300 seems to release an excess amount of water through the drain tube. it waste a lot of water.is there a fix?

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This is typical especially if there is not much air flow across the humidifier. Make sure the fan is running in the humidiifier and the core does not need to be replaced. Sometimes I have had to turn the water valve back a little to cause less water to go through to conserve that wasted water.

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