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How do I reset my Germ Guardian?

Last Updated: 17th February, 2020

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AC4200W - Hold down the power button for 5 seconds after inserting new filter. AC5250PT - Insert pen tip into HEPA Reset area on control panel to restart the system. AC5600W - Reset the filter indicator by holding the fan speed button for 5 seconds.

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Similarly, how do I reset my GermGuardian?

The HEPA reset light that is located on the control panel illuminates when it is time to replace your filter. After replacing your filter, insert a pen tip into the HEPA reset area to restart your system.

Secondly, when should I change my air purifier filter? General Filter Replacement Schedule

  1. HEPA Filters: Must be replaced every 12 to 18 months.
  2. Carbon Filters: Must be replaced from three to six months.
  3. Pre-Filters: Must be cleaned every 30 days and replaced when worn out.
  4. Permanent Filters: Must be cleaned every three months and replaced when damaged.

Subsequently, question is, how do I reset my Filtrete air purifier?

There is a slot where you can press with your fingernail above the change filter light. Press down for 5 seconds or so and the light will turn red and blink 3 times then disappears. Reset is done.

How do you clean a guardian filter?

How to clean a washable GermGuardian filter

  1. Take your air purifier to a designated cleaning area.
  2. Follow the dismantling procedure in the manual to carefully remove the filters.
  3. Dust off excess dust from the filters.
  4. Take the filters to a water source (or use a hosepipe outdoors) to clean the dust and dirt.

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