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When I first installed the he220 it worked fine. Furnace kicks on and the solenoid will click off and on. You could heaar the water running through and the pad would get wet. Had it set on 45% and my humidity gauge in the house read 45%. About a month after installation I noticed humidity level in house down between 30-35%. I checked and even though the humistat was set a 45% and humidity in house 35% the solenoid wwas not clicking on and off and the drain tube was dry. I messed with the humistat dial and turned it up to 60% and it clikcks off and on a bit(not has much as it used too) sometimes real short clicks. Once the furance kicks off, but the fan continues to run for a couple of minutes, then the unit starts clicking off and on a lot and for longer periods of time and allowing a lot of water through??? My unit is rated for a home bigger than mine. Does this sound normal? Can it only keep the house at 35%? If I turn it way up shoudn't it run a lot? Even if I turn it to

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You can try installing the water line to your hot water if it is installed on cold line for more humidification. You should make sure your humidistat is up line 6" @least from humidifier for proper humidification measurement.

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You may need to replace the valve that is wired to the furnace that controls the water flow

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Yes when you turn the dial on the humidistat 24 volts gets sent to the solenoid valve and it will click open and allow water to flow through it.

Posted on Jan 18, 2011

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