~ 10 year old HW f50 indicator light is not on when dual cells in place. Remove cells and light goes on when fan on. Cannot find short with ohm meter, but thin metal pieces on one cell are loose and touching in several places. Can I replace only one cell or do I need both if only one is damaged? Does the light being on when cells removed isolate the problem to the cells? I have cleaned all contact points with fine steel wool as well and both cells are clean.
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You should also try rubbing the ionizing wires with 600 grit finishing paper first.
If that does not work, you can purchase the cells individually from many vendors. But I would give the finishing paper a try first. The ionizing wires do funny things to silicone compounds, it usually results in the ionizing wires getting slighly glassified, or coated with silicon dioxide..
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If the light goes out, it is time to replace the bulb AND the bulb starter. They need to be replaced every two years. Beyond that, they are an expensive night light. If you need to order one, call (336) 499-2505. Also ask for supplemental cleaning instructions since the original instructions are incomplete.
Place a drop of two of sewing oil or other light oil on the fan at the shaft. Tap lightly on the fan with a teaspoon to create vibrations. Push the fan on slightly, then place two fingers on opposite sides of the fan, reaching all the way under the fan to the shaft to pull it off.
It's possible that the board is at fault. Triple check and make sure all the ionizing wires are in place on both cells and that the thin collector plates are not touching each other. Also, make sure the contact points are clean on both the cells and the cabinet.
The F50 is an obsolete EAC, so parts are becoming difficult to get. If the board is bad, I would recommend unplugging the unit and using a MERV 10 media filter in its place (Honeywell designed that EAC with the same cabinet as the media filter... all they did was add a power pack on top for the EAC. The media filter will slide directly in the cells place.) You will get better filtration with much less maintenance.
This red light goes on when air purifier needs to be cleaned,
also check out whether fan is running or fan is stopped if fan is not running and red light is on then the problem is of filter got wet inside.let the filter get dry then check out.if still the same problem the filter needs replacement. to remove the filter for cleaning or replacement
Remove the ESP cell by taking hold of the handles
and lifting upwards.
and then Remove the Oxygen Plus filter from the unit.by lifting it up slightly.
its the filter problem either its wet and needs to be dried out or the filter is got clogged by dust and needs replacement.contact the local service center for air purifier and get the replacement filter.------
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The Classic XL-15 should have 2 individual indicator lights. The 'red' light is the ionizer indicator, and the 'green' light is the ozone level indicator. Both lights should be illuminated, if the unit is operating properly. The red light should be pulsing, and the green light should be dimly lit, and brightened as the output knob is turned up - indicating a higher ozone production. If the green light is not lit, you likely won't smell the ozone. The first thing you should try, is cleaning the filter and glass ozone plate. Unplug the unit and remove the rear air filter. Clean the filter with clean water and allow to COMPLETELY air dry. Removed the glass plate by depressing the lever behind the glass plate, and gently pulling it out. Clean the glass with a half water, half ammonia (or distilled white vinegar, if ammonia not available) and an old toothbrush to clean between the mesh. Dry plate with a hair dryer and re-place plate into unit. Replace dried air filter, making sure the little tab on the bottom is secured into the interlock. Power the unit on and you should see the indicator lights and smell the fresh ozone!
Check for any of the metal layers in the cell to be touching or too close together. These units are very expensive to repair and to be honest the best option is to find a disposable box filter that will fill the hole.
Unit likely had large partical like dog or cat hair cross over cell, Unlplug and remove pre-filter & cell.
The unit has a timer that knows when power has been removed & front grille has been taken off by 2 micro switches in back of front grille that is connected to the units control board.
While you are there remove pre-filter & Cell, if ok and no debris is found & theres no need to wash, wait 10 to 15 minutes replace all & plug back in.
You should see the LED display flashing Clean Cell & Cell button flashing, hold Cell button in at least 3 seconds this may take longer to reset. Unit should turn back on.
This condition has happened to my 2 units on occasion even though I had washed the cell only a week or two previously.
The unit will turn off if a cell overload is detected by way of large static discharge. If I know the cell is clean, I just unplug the unit & take the front grille off for 15 minutes then & replace it plug back in & reset & all goes back to normal operation.