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Cleaning The Exterior - Kenmore 251.90701 Use And Care Manual

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_WARNING
• Disconnect
power supply c ord from
receptacle before p erforming
any
maintenance.
CLEANING
THE EXTERIOR
Clean the exterior using a soft brush or dry
towel. But do not spray water directly on the
exterior.
Fig.3
Fig.4
CLEANING SIDE GRILLS AND AIR
FILTERS
1. Snap open the bottom tab of filter
located below the of side grill. (Fig.l)
Grills are located on both sides of unit.
2. Pull the filter down and away from unit
until it is all the way out. (Fig.2)
Note: The filter is extremely flexible. This
action will not damage the filter.
3. Wash with mild detergent. Rinse thoroughly.
Air dry away from direct sunlight.
4. Using both hands, insert the top edge d
the filter into the slot below the side grill
and slide into place. (Fig.3) Snap the
bottom tab into the closed position.
5. SIDE GRILLS can be cleaned using a
vacuum cleaner or a soft brush to remove
dust. (Fig.4)
6. SIDE GRILLS can be cleaned using
a vacuum cleaner or a soft brush to
remove dust. CHECK YOUR FILTERS
PERIODICALLY TO INSURE PROPER
OPERATION. (Fig.4)
i
CLEANING THE BUCKET
Pull the bucket out. Lift off bucket cover.
(Fig.1) Clean the inside d bucket every week
using mild detergent in order to block buildup
d mold and bacteria. (Fig.2)
After cleaning, replace the bucket cover
and slide the bucket into the unit. (Fig.3)
Check the float switch to make sure it is not
obstructed. Proper position of the bucket
and the float switch is required for the
dehumidifier to turn on.
Float Switch
Fig .2
Fig.3
Before calling for service, try the suggestions below to see whether you can solve your
problem
without
outside
help.
CHECK POINT
SOLUTIONS
PROBLEMS
Dehumidifier
does not
work when pressing
the POWER
ON
button.
Dehumidifier
is
operating,
but the
dehumidification
function
does not
work.
Loud noise and/
or vibration
during
operation.
Sounds.
Dehumidification
function
is inefficient
Is the power cord plugged into
a grounded
3-prong
outlet?
Is BUCKET
FULL light on?
Does BUCKET
FULL light
appear after emptying
the
water bucket?
Is the compressor
running as
well as the fan?
Is there frost on the coils?
Is the unit on a level surface?
Sounds
like flowing water
during and after operation.
It makes
a pinging
sound.
Are the filters and grills dirty?
Is indoor temperature
under
65°F?
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.
The unit may be in the defrost
mode. The fan is running but not the
compressor.
The unit will return to
dehumidification
automatically.
Move the unit to a level surface.
This is the normal sound of the
refrigerant
flowing through the coils.
Normal sound of expansion
and
contraction
caused
by temperature
changes.
Clean the SIDE GRILL and AIR
FILTER.
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
Normal:
Compressor
and electric
warm air.
motor discharge
nominal
heat.
Water does not drain
Check the DRAIN CONNEC-
TOR. Is it installed
correctly?
Check the drain hose for
kinks or obstructions.
Is PUMP light on?
Check the DRAIN CON-
NECTOR
making
sure it is
installed
securely.
Check the garden hose for
tangles
or folds.
through
hose.
Waterdoes
notdrain
through
garden hose.
Water does not drain
through
pump drain
hose.
Check the connecting
hose
for tangles
or folds.
Does pump display light
appear?
Re-install
drain hose according
to this manual.
Flatten the hose or remove
block-
age.
Turn on the pump.
Re-install it according
to this manual.
Flatten the hose or remove
block-
age.
Re-install
drain hose according
to
this manual.
Flatten the hose or remove blockage.
Turn on the pump.

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