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Kenmore dehumidifier user manual
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Power On/Off (1)
Pressing Power button once turns the
dehumidifier "ON" and pressing it again
turns the dehumidifier "OFF."
Setting (2)
By pressing this button, unit will cycle through
each setting with every press. The order of
settings are Auto - Humidity - Delay Start
- Cycle Timer - Auto ...
Auto (3)
When the unit is turned on, the unit will default
in Auto mode. AUTO (3) will be lit and "Auto"
will be displayedinwi ndow (7/8) for 10seconds
before retuming to the ambient temperature
and humidity. In this setting, humidity level is
automatically set for 50% RH. Because lower
temperatures usually correlate with lower
humidity levels, the unit will not run frequently.
At higher temperatures higherhumidity is normal
so the unit will run more often.
In this setting, Humidity allows you to manually
set the desired humidity level by using the
humidity arrows (9). Humidityvaluesarechanged
in 5% increments ranging from 35% to 70%.
When in this mode, there will not be a setting
LED lit. When pressing v arrow key when the
value is 35%, the unit will operate continuously.
In this continuous operation, "Cont" will be
displayed in the window (7/8) for 10 seconds
beforereturningto the ambient temperature and
humidity. To leave continuous operation, press
the arrow,*,or change the setting.
Delay Start (5)
Unit can be programmed to turn on at a desired
delay time by pushing the timer arrows (6).
Time can be adjusted in 1 hour increments
ranging from 1 to 12 hours. Delaytime will be
shown in window
(8) and will count down to
start time in 1 hour increments.
Cycle Timer Setting (4)
In this setting, the unit will run for either 3, 6, or
12 hours, then shut off for 3, 6, or 12 hours. Cycle
time can be adjusted by pushing the timer arrow
up or down (6) repeatedly to set operating time
for 3, 6, or 12 hours. The cycle timer function will
continue until you change the setting or turn the
unit off.
Fan Speed (10)
Press Fan Speed to toggle between Auto, Low,
and High fan speeds. Speed will be shown in
fan speed indicator (11). WhenAUTO is selected,
the unit will adjust the fan speed accordingly
depending on the humidity level.
Bucket Full Indicator
When the collection bucket isfull, BUCKET FULL
indicator (12) will come on. The dehumidifier will
not run until the bucket is empty.
Pump On/Off
Pump On is an optional setting when using the
supplied IA"drain hose to remove the collected
water in the bucket. To turn the pump on/off, press
the Pump Button (14).Whenthe pump is on, Pump
Display (13)will light on. The Pump Display (13)
will be off when the pump is off. The pump should
only be turned on when there is a 1A" drain hose
properly connected to the machine and the pump
is intendedto be used. Ifthe pump buttonis pressed
when using other water disposal options, E3 (Error
Message)will show on display panel. Pumpwill run
automatically whenever the bucket gets full. The
bucket may not empty completely to protect the
pump, but once the bucket fills up again, the pump
will turn on,
1. Pull out the bucket, grasping upper and
lower handles.
2. Carry the bucket by grasping the inside
handle of the bucket.
3. After emptying the bucket, replace the
bucket in the dehumidifier.
NOTE: Dehumidifier will not work when the
BUCKET FULL light is on or without the
bucket properly placed in the unit.
1. Remove the PUMP DRAIN CAP by turn-
ing clockwise (Reverse thread). (Fig.l)
2. Remove the drain-hole PLUG by pulling out
while pressing in on the coupler. (Fig.2)
Keep the DRAIN CAP and PLUG for future use.
3. Feed the 1/4-inch hose provided through
the hole in the DRAIN CAR (Fig.3)
4. Insert the end of hose into the drain hole
(Fig.4), then screw DRAIN CAP back
onto the unit. Place the other end of the
hose in the location you want the water to
go: to a floor drain, a water container, or
through a basement window to the
outdoors. (Pump can lift water up to 15
feet above the unit.) Check hose for kinks
or other obstruction.
(Hose Not Provided)
1. Take off GRAVITY DRAIN CAP by turning
the cap counterclockwise.
2. Remove DRAIN CONNECTOR from the
bucket. (Fig.2)
3. Next, screw the DRAIN CONNECTOR
to a standard garden hose by turning
clockwise. (Fig.3)
4. Reattach the DRAIN CONNECTOR
of garden hose to the dehumidifier (Fig.4)
then check hose for kinks or obstructions.
The position of the hose at the floor drain
must be lower than DRAIN CONNECTOR.
5. Keep the DRAIN CAP for future use when
emptying bucket manually.
In the unlikely event the hose comes
loose during pump operation due to
vibration, re-attach hose to continue
automatic pump removal of water.
CAUTION: Do not remove the
bucket while the pump is operating. This
will cause the dehumidifier to stop operat-
ing and result in an "E3" error message.
ALSO: The pump drain hose should not
be both under waterAND
at a height
that is above the dehumidifier. This can
cause a "back flow" to the dehumidifier
and cause the dehumidifier to stop work-
ing resulting in an "E3" error message.
Following an "E3" error, the unit must be
unplugged and reset to operate. (See
Error Code section of this manual.)


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