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Before calling for service, try the suggestions below to see whether you can solve
your
problem without outside helP.
P R O B L E M S
C H E C K P O I N T
S O L U T I O N S
Dehumidifier does not
work when pressing
the POWER ON
button.
ls the power cord Plugged into
a grounded 3-Prong outlet?
l s B U C KE T F U LL l i g ht o n?
D o e s BU C K ET F U L L l i gh t
appear after emPtYing the
water bucket?
Plug the power cord securelY into a
grounded 3-Prong outlet.
Empty the water bucket and
re-install.
Check the float switch to make sure
it is free and not obstructed.
D e h u m i d i f i e r i s
operating, but the
dehumidification
function does not
work.
ls the compressor runnlng as
well as the fan?
ls there frost on the coils?
The unit may be in the defrost
mode. The fan is running but not the
compressor. The unit will return to
dehumidification
automatically.
Loud noise and/
or vibration during
operation.
ls the unit on a level surface? Move the unit to a level surface.
S o u n d s .
Sounds like flowing water
during and after oPeration.
It makes a pinging sound.
This is the normal sound of the
refrigerant flowing through the coils.
Normal sound of exPansion and
contraction caused by temperature
changes.
Dehumidification
function is inefficient
Are the filters and grills dirtY?
ls indoor temPerature under
65 ' F ?
C l e a n t h e S I D E G R I L L an d A I R
F I L TE R .
Although the unit will dehumidify at
temperatures below 65 degrees,
there is a potential for frost to develop
which may inhibit the unit's efficiency
Unit is discharging
warm air.
Normal: Compressor and electric
motor discharge nominal heat.
Water does not drain
through hose.
C h e c k t h e D R A I N C O N N E C -
TOR. ls it installed correctlY?
Check the drain hose for
kinks or obstructions.
l s P U M P l i g h t o n ?
Re-install drain hose according
t o t h i s m a n u a l .
Flatten the hose or remove block-
age.
Turn on the pumP.
Water does not drain
through garden hose.
Check the DRAIN CON-
NECTOR making sure it is
installed securelY.
Check the garden hose for
tangles or folds.
Re-install it according to this manual.
Flatten the hose or remove block-
a g e .
Water does not drain
thr ou g h p u m p dr ai n
hose.
Check the connecting hose
for tangles or folds.
D o e s p u m p d i s P l a Y l i g h t
appear?
Re-install drain hose according to
t h i s m a n u a l .
Flatten the hose or remove blockage.
Turn on the pumP.

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