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GE AHG20 Owner's Manual

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When using this dehumidifier, always follow basic safety precautions, including the following:
Use this appliance only for its intended
purpose as described in this Owner's
This dehumidifier must be properly
installed and grounded as described in this
manual before it is used.
Never operate this dehumidifier in an area
that is likely to accumulate standing water.
If this condition develops, for your safety
disconnect the power supply before
stepping into the water.
Never unplug your dehumidifier by
pulling on the power cord. Always grip
plug firmly and pull straight out from the
GE Appliances
Owner's Manual
Repair or replace immediately all electric
service cords that have become frayed
or otherwise damaged. Do not use a cord
that shows cracks or abrasion damage
along its length or at either the plug or
connector end.
Turn the humidity control to OFF and
unplug your dehumidifier before making
any repairs or cleaning.
NOTE: We strongly recommend that any
servicing be performed by a qualified
For your safety, do not store or use
combustible materials, gasoline or other
flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity
of this or any other appliance.
Pub. No. 49-7381-1
6-00 JR



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  • Page 1: Safety Precautions

    GE Appliances Dehumidifiers Owner’s Manual AHG20 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using this dehumidifier, always follow basic safety precautions, including the following: Use this appliance only for its intended Repair or replace immediately all electric purpose as described in this Owner’s service cords that have become frayed Manual.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. HOW TO CONNECT ELECTRICITY Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove Where a 2-prong wall outlet is encountered, the third (ground) prong from the power cord. For it is your personal responsibility and obligation personal safety, this appliance must be properly to have it replaced with a properly grounded grounded.
  • Page 3 If you do need service, you can relax knowing help is only a phone call away. A list of toll-free customer service numbers is included in the back section. Or, you can always call the GE Answer Center® at 800.626.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 4 About the controls and features of the dehumidifier. 70-60% AUTOMATIC ON/OFF CURRENT 60-50% AUTOMATIC ON/OFF HUMIDITY CONTINUOUS RUN WATER FULL CLEAN AIR (FAN ONLY) DEHUMIDIFY FUNCTION Controls WATER FULL Indicator FUNCTION Blinks when the bucket is full or not in place. When you first plug in the dehumidifier, it goes through a self-test.
  • Page 5 Removing Collected Water There are 2 ways to remove collected water: Use a hose. Water can be automatically Use the bucket. When the bucket is full, emptied into a drain by attaching a length the WATER FULL indicator blinks and the of thin-wall rubber or plastic tubing with an unit beeps 3 times and stops.
  • Page 6: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the chart below first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dehumidifier The dehumidifier • Make sure the dehumidifier plug is pushed completely does not start is unplugged.
  • Page 7 Any part of the dehumidifier which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. From the date of the During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor original purchase and in-home service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 8: Service Telephone Numbers

    Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service 800.626.2000 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier-free kitchen for persons with limited mobility. Service Contracts 800-626-2224 Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount.