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Kenmore 253.25031 Use And Care Manual page 8

Kenmore dehumidifier
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Removing Collected Water
b. Do not move the unit at this time otherwise water may spill on the floor.
c. Press sides of bucket gently to unclip the bucket from the unit.
d. Remove the bucket as shown in the photographs below and empty the bucket.
WARNING: Discard water from bucket. Water is not potable and cannot be used for drinking.
e. Replace the empty bucket back into the unit and once seated correctly, the unit will start up again.
f. You should hear a click when the bucket is in the correct position
If the bucket full light does not extinguish, check whether the float is correctly snapped in place as indicated by
the diagram.
NOTE: The foam embedded under the float(shown in the
diagram aside) is a functional part, which can not
be removed.
2. Continuous Drainage:
a. For continuous drainage operation, you will need a garden hose and a drain nearby to discharge the
water into.
b. Unscrew the drain cap on the back side of the unit. (fig.1)
c. Insert the female threaded end of the hose onto the drain connector of the unit. (fig.2)
d. Screw the garden hose onto the threaded portion of the drain connector. (fig.3)
e. Make sure the hose is secure so there are no leaks.
f. Direct the hose toward the drain, making sure that there are no kinks that will stop the water flowing.
g. Place the end of the hose into the drain. (fig.4)
h. Select the desired humidity setting and fan speed on the unit for continuous draining to start.
fig. 1
NOTE: 1. Check the seal between the hose and the drain connector. If there is a small leak then replace the hose
gasket and re-tighten the hose.
2. It is recommended that a Dehumidifier Drain Hose - 1/2" (12.7 mm) or larger be used. Make sure
there are no kinks or elevations in the hose.
3. If the mode of continuous drainage is not chosen, the drain cap must be screwed securely to
prevent leakage.
fig. 2
fig. 3
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