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Ionic breeze is arcing inside unit

I have two Sharper Image Ionic Quadra Breezes that I have had less than one year.  Both units are cleaned regularly and started to make hissing noises.  I cleaned them both as described which immediately fixed the problem with one of them.  However the other unit continued to make noise and began to arc inside for approx 1/2 a minute and the become quiet only to arc again 10-15 minutes later.  I the cleaned it throughly with compressed air ect.  Unit was working ok for one day and now arcs every 10 minutes.  This unit is off and I miss it.  Any suggestions?  There is no water inside, and as far as I can tell, it is clean and undamaged.

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  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2007

    mine continues to arc also after it was cleaned.

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    My Ionic Breeze Arc's also!

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I have a sharper image ionic breeze hybrid gp that ran fine for years unitl it recently started sparking / arcing at the base of the grid blades and always in the same spot. I cleaned it several times but the sparking always came back and the unit went into either "drying grid" or "attention required" mode. The solution I found was to stand the removable grid in 2 inches of Pine-Sol cleaner 50/50 diluted with water for 24 hours then brush again with the cleaning brush and hot water. Presto! No more sparking.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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My ionic breeze was doing the same thing. it got worse the nore i cleaned the collection grid as well. i taped a sanding sponge to a cleaning rod and ran it up and down the corona wires-no more arcing after that. before the corona wires would only glow in certain areas(the areas they would arc from) but after cleaning the entire wire glows purple.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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Contact them for a replacement all you do is ship it back to them and the send you another. Call and setup an RMA with them they even send a prepaid shipping label.

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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