Furnace dehumidier problem

shakushinnenSeptember 30, 2012

Hi all,

I have determined that the problem with my dehumidier malfunction is that the water is not going through the solenoid which is connected to the humidistat. The solenoid is getting power (and water), and the humidistat seems to be kicking in, but no water flow. Can these solenoids be cleaned/repaired, or is a new one the best fix?

Thanks,

...... john

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shakushinnen

Oops..... I should have said humidifier.... not dehumidifier.
.... john

    Bookmark   September 30, 2012 at 12:27PM
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shakushinnen

No one has any ideas?
.... john

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 11:12AM
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SnidelyWhiplash

You're dealing with a device that has water and electricity, and you're unfamiliar with it.

Call an HVAC contractor

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 11:34AM
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fsq4cw

The problem is more likely related to calcium and mineral build up than to an electrical problem with the solenoid.

Can it be disassembled and cleaned with CLR?

SR

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 12:39PM
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shakushinnen

Hi snidely,
Yes.... yes I am. Do you know if it can be cleaned or repaired?
Hi SR,
I don't know how to open it. Do you?
Thanks,
...... john

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 4:30PM
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mike_home

Do a Google search of your humidifier model. You may find the owner's manual. It should explain how to clean it.

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 4:44PM
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