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[Equipment] Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
#21
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
Same thing happened to me.  My dreamstation in 3 1/2 years old.   I had noticed my humidifier latch was not "snapping" shut the last few days. Last night it popped open in the middle of the night. Would not stay closed once the air started.
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#22
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
If you are under Medicare, talk to your DME (if you have one). My wife's Dreamstation failed after the warranty our DME told her Medicare requires them to warranty the machine for 5 years. They sent her a new machine, we sent the old one back and never got charged (never saw an EOB from Medicare either).
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#23
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
We're having the same issue.  The spring has broken.  Replaced the latch thinking that would fix the problem, but that's how we discovered the 2 broken little plastic springs.  I don't believe Philips has not hear this complaint.  We'll be contacting them.
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#24
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
Yes, it just started popping open after about 20 minutes of running.... IOW, just as dozing off.  I can’t believe the latch is so weak, or that I’d not noticed it before.  I'll contact my doctor and Philips.
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#25
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
Just one thing I've found to be careful of: Don't overfill the water tank.
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#26
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
Good advice, though I guess I don’t understand the connection between that and a latch that’s failed about about 1000 uses. 

Living in South Louisiana, I never need to add more than a couple ounces of water to the tank.  There’s always water remaining in the AM.
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#27
RE: Has Your Philips Dreamstation Humidifier Lid Latch Failed?
My Dreamstation plastic latch "springs" broke too.

My current fix is to hold the latch in the closed position until the unit starts and then air pressure seems to keep pressure on the latch and therefore from sliding open.  I agree a bad design to have that type of spring.
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