How to: Compact filter replacement and maintenance

Estimated Time: 7 Minutes

Filter Replacement and Maintenance 

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. First, make sure all power to the unit is shut off
  2. Open the front panel, using the side tabs located on the lower panel, and pull towards you, then lift upwards.
  3. Remove the 6-stage prefilter. The prefilter should be cleaned monthly by using a small vacuum cleaner and replaced every 6 months. 

 

Replacing the Main Filter

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. First, make sure all power to the unit is shut off
  2. Remove the prefilter by using a screwdriver. Remove the 2 screws holding the filter in place.
  3. Remove and discard the old main filter. Slide the new main filter into place and secure the main filter with the two screws.
  4. Reinstall the prefilter and the front cover. To reset the DFS indicator, turn the unit to medium speed and press the power button for 5 seconds.
  5. When the DFS indicator quickly flashes 3 times, the DFS timer is successfully reset. 

 

Cleaning the High Energy Grid 

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. Follow the steps (above) of the filter replacement to remove the filters.
  2. Replace them if needed. Use a pipe cleaner or small vacuum to gently clean the wires on the high energy grid. 

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