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Post# 371332   4/24/2017 at 23:31 (540 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


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Post# 371336 , Reply# 1   4/25/2017 at 03:51 (540 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

WOW!!!One REALLY dirty air filter!!!!I vacuum the outer filters on my 'Lux units every week.Yes,gives an excuse to use the vacuum.The air purifier machines--the HVAC filters now last for MONTHS!!!By the way hows yours??I have also seen similar filter elements in Cat genset engine filters that bad-but the engine still worked!The filter element is ahead of the engine turbocharger.Amazing how much suction an exhaust powered turbocharger can generate!After all it is like a GIANT Kirby fan!The 3816 series Cat engine our genset at work has two large turbochargers with giant pleated air filters.Yes,like those in purifiers-just bigger.

Post# 371343 , Reply# 2   4/25/2017 at 10:42 (539 days old) by jmurray01 (Scotland)        

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Wow, it's quite frightening to think that all that could end up in your lungs if it weren't for the purifier!!  Maybe that's why I'm always coughing...

Post# 371345 , Reply# 3   4/25/2017 at 11:31 (539 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        



I have this model ... see photo. I change the carbon pre-filter every three months per mfgr instructions. The inner HEPA filter is permanent and only needs to be vacuumed, which I do when I replace the carbon pre-filter.

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Post# 371380 , Reply# 4   4/25/2017 at 21:55 (539 days old) by luxkid1980 (Richmond, Virginia)        

I've never heard of a permanent filter for those Honeywell HEPA air cleaners. I have a Honeywell too, but its an older model. I usually change the HEPA filter once a year or so.

Post# 371383 , Reply# 5   4/26/2017 at 01:45 (539 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        



A page from the owner's manual:



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Post# 371438 , Reply# 6   4/26/2017 at 21:42 (538 days old) by luxkid1980 (Richmond, Virginia)        

Interesting, it must be specific to certain model cleaners only.

Post# 373923 , Reply# 7   6/15/2017 at 06:08 (489 days old) by camelotshadow (Valley Village)        

Wow, guess if you don;t have an air filter that's what goes through your lungs.

I just got 2 used Austin Heealthmates a old Healthmate & a older 200HM Jr.
Bought the big one an allergy filter as the original Austtins had smaller filters & the other one came with a good allergy filter. Spent $70 for the 200 & bought the other for $45 but the filter cost almost $200 with a discount. So over $300 to help clean the air but I guess its worth it & those filters can last up to 5 years but you do have to vac that prefilter...Goodness this is a vac forum...use it....LOL

I'm on chemo now & was getting a bad cold & coughs so I figured I better filter the air.

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