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common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this
DEHUMIDIFIER DOES NOT OPERATE
DEHUMIDIFIER RUNS TOO MUCH
DEHUMIDIFIER IS OPERATING, BUT ROOM
IS NOT DRY ENOUGH
FROST APPEARS ON COILS ABOVE
Wall plug disconnected. Push plug ﬁ rmly into wall outlet.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse with time
delay type or reset circuit breaker.
The dryness level you selected has been reached. Dehumidiﬁ er
automatically shuts off when selected amount of moisture has been
removed from the air. If you want to remove more moisture, Select
CONTINUOUS by using the humidity button or knob. After the
dehumidiﬁ er starts, reset the control to the desired setting.
Bucket not installed properly. See "Removing Collected Water".
Water in the bucket has reached its preset level. Dehumidiﬁ er
automatically turns off when this occurs. Empty bucket and return
bucket to position.
Dehumidiﬁ er is not turned on. Turn unit on.
BUCKET FULL light is on. Remove bucket, empty water and re-
Windows or doors near dehumidiﬁ er are open to outdoors. Close all
windows or doors to outside.
Area to be dehumidiﬁ ed is too large. Check with your dealer to see if
capacity is adequate.
Air movement through dehumidiﬁ er is blocked. Grill may be dirty.
Use brush attachment of vacuum cleaner to clean grill. See "Care
and Cleaning". Dehumidiﬁ er must be placed in a space that does
not restrict air ﬂ owing into the rear coil or out of the front grill.
Dehumidiﬁ er has been installed or restarted recently. The higher the
moisture in the room, the longer the dehumidiﬁ er will operate.
Dehumidiﬁ er is in the CONTINUOUS mode and will remain on in this
mode, use the humidity button or knob to set a RH% higher level.
Humidity setting is too high. Press the HUMIDITY button or rotate
knob to a lower setting or choose CONTINUOUS for maximum
Dehumidiﬁ er has been installed or restarted recently. The higher
the moisture in the room air, the longer it takes for the room air to
Dehumidiﬁ er does not have sufﬁ cient clearance to operate. Air ﬂ ow
to front grill is blocked. See "Selecting a Location".
Room temperature is too low. Unit will not operate satisfactorily if the
room temperature is below 5°C (41°F). See "Operating Conditions".
Refer to causes under DEHUMIDIFIER RUNS TOO MUCH.
Dehumidiﬁ er has been turned on recently. This is normal due to
refrigerant rushing through the coil. Frost will usually disappear
within 60 minutes.
Room Temperature is too low. All models will operate satisfactorily at
temperatures greater than 5°C (41°F).
Air is moving through the dehumidiﬁ er. This is a normal sound.