No water to humidifier

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Old 11-18-06, 11:56 AM
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Question No water to humidifier

I had a new Bryant 90i furnace installed this summer and had the old Aprilaire 550 installed on it. Everything is controlled from the Evolution thermo. Problem is I'm getting no water to the humidifier. I checked the power going to the solenoid, that's fine. So I replaced the solenoid thinking it was the problem. Still no water to the humidifier with the new solenoid. When the control says the humidifier is on there is 24vac going to the solenoid. So what's going on here?
 
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Old 11-18-06, 12:05 PM
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When they put it in the new furnace they turned the water off to it. Ill bet they didnt turn the water back on. Have you checked that. Do you have water to the solenoid in --side
 
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First thing I checked. I have good water flow to the solenoid.
 
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Old 11-18-06, 12:49 PM
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Do you have water out of the solenoid then when power is to it??? check that next . If so then its check the orifice in the humidifier
 
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I have no water out of the solenoid and the line between the solenoid and the water pad is free of any obstructions.(I can blow thru it)
 
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Do you hear the solenoid click like?? When it has 24V to it???
 
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No noise from the solenoid. Could I have a bad one right out of the box?
 
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If you did put a meter on the wires and did get 24V . Then bad solenoid . Wont be the first time new stuff dont work.
 
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That's great,any suggestions on how to get my money back from a no return on electrical parts policy.
 
 

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