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Troubleshootlng - Whirlpool ADO30 Use And Care Manual

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Troubleshooting
Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix without tools of any
kind. Please check the chart below for problems you can fix. It could save you the cost of a
service call.
PROBLEM
Unlt will not run
POSSIBLE
CAUSE
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Is the dehumidifier plugged into a live circuit with the proper
voltage? Firmly plug power cord into electrical outlet. (If the
dehumidifier still does not operate, have a qualified electrician
check the circuit voltage at the fuse/circuit breaker box.)
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Is the Humidistat Control set to a position other than OFF?
Try a dryer setting.
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Has a household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Use
the correct time-delay fuses. Reset circuit breaker.
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Is room temperature below 65°F (18.3'%)? Coils will become
iced over at low temperatures.
Unit runs
but does not
dehumldlfy
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Is the dehumidifier in defrost cycle? (See "De-icer control" on
paw 9.)
Unlt blows fuses or
trips circuit
breaker
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Is the correct capacity fuse being used? Use the correct time-
delay fuses. Reset circuit breaker.
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Is an extension cord being used? Do not use an extension
cord with this appliance.
Coils ice over
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Is room temperature below 65°F (18.3X)? Coils will become
iced over at low temperatures.
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Are coils clogged with lint? Clean lint from coils. (See "Caring
for your dehumidifier" on pages 11 and 12.)
Water collects
on the floor
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Is the water pan placed correctly? (See "Installing it properly"
on page 6.)
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Is room humidity low? Do not operate the dehumidifier when
humidity is low.
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Is room temperature below 65°F (18.3%)? Do not operate the
dehumidifier in low temperatures - the coils will become iced
over. (See 'De-icer control" on page 9.)
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Is the dehumidifier reasonably level? Level the dehumidifier
front to back and side to side.
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Is the hose kinked or drain clogged?
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Is the water pan overflowing? Remove and empty the water
pan. Replace the pan properly and check to see that the
dehumidifier is level.
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