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Troubleshooting - Sharp DW-D20A Operation Manual

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TROUBLESHOOTING

Problem
Warm air will come out from the air outlet during
The room becomes hot
(ECO/QUICK/CONTINUOUS) laundry drying operation and dehu-
midifying operation, and if used in an enclosed room, the room
temperature will go up.
The dehumidification level varies with the size, structure, temperature
The unit does not
and humidity level of the room.
dehumidify
When room temperature or humidity level is low, the dehumidification
level will be low in general.
Dehumidification
amount is low
Low humidity of less than 50% cannot be maintained.
(Water does not
Air flow mode will operate during auto dehumidifying operation when
accumulate in the tank)
room temperature or humidity level is low, and the unit will not
dehumidify.
When the room temperature is below 3°C, air flow mode will
operate to prevent the water tank's water from freezing, and the
unit will not dehumidify.
When the room temperature is higher than 38°C, the protective device
will activate, the air flow mode will operate, and the unit will not
dehumidify.
When the room temperature is 15°C or under, the unit automati-
cally defrosts by switching to air flow mode which makes water
harder to collect.
Check to see if the unit runs in laundry deodorizing operation.
Switch to (ECO/QUICK/CONTINUOUS) laundry drying and
dehumidifying operation.
Check to see if the filter is clean.
If dirty, clean the filter.
Check to see if the air outlet or air inlet is blocked.
Remove whatever blocks the port.
Make sure you do not tilt, knock over or drop the main unit.
The water leaks
Use the unit at a level, stable place with free of vibration.
Check to see if the hose is disconnected from the drain outlet of the
main unit during continuous drainage.
Install the hose by pushing it all the way in.
The room may be too big.
The humidity level does
The opening/closing of windows and doors may be too frequent.
not go down
Check to see if anything that release steam is in use such as an oil heater.
Laundry does not dry
Check to see if AUTO mode (QUICK/ECO laundry drying) is operating.
The AUTO operation will stop automatically after a maximum of
3 hours.
Laundry may not be dried enough depending on the room situation.
Operate AUTO mode again or switch to the CONTINUOUS laundry
drying operation.
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Please check one
more time before
calling for services.
Reference
Solution
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Solution
Problem
There is a sound at the start
Buzzing sound...This is the operating sound of the compressor.
of operation/during
Whipping, howling sound... This is the sound of refrigerant
operation/when the unit stops
(coolant) circulation.
The unit will sound loudly for the first few seconds upon power-on when
The sound is too loud
the room temperature is low. (This duration will vary with the temperature.)
Check to see if the dehumidifier is properly placed on the floor or if
the floor is unstable.
Use the unit at a level, stable place with free of vibration.
Check to see if the filter is clogged.
Clean the filter.
Check the CHILD LOCK setting.
The unit cannot operate
If locked, release the child lock.
Buttons do not work
The operation stops
Check the power plug.
If not inserted, insert the power plug into an outlet.
Check to see if there is a power outage.
If there is a power outage, wait until the power is resumed.
The tank FULL indicator
Check to see if the water tank is properly placed.
light is blinking
If not, place the water tank correctly.
Check to see if the water tank is full.
Beep
If the tank is full, drain the water.
Beep
Check to see if the float is properly placed.
If not, place the float properly.
The operation has stopped with the Auto Off function.
The OFF TIMER "6h"
indicator light is blinking
Press the STOP button to stop the indicator light from blinking,
and start the operation again.
Long beep
When using continuously, disable the Auto Off function.
The water tank became full and the operation has stopped with the
The tank FULL indicator
Auto Off function.
light and the OFF TIMER
"6h" indicator light are
Empty the water tank, press the STOP button to stop the
blinking
indicator light from blinking, and start the operation again.
Long beep
QUICK (AUTO) laundry drying operation has completed and the
The QUICK indicator
operation has stopped.
light is blinking
Press the STOP button to stop the indicator light from blinking,
Long beep
and start the operation again.
The ECO indicator light
ECO (AUTO) laundry drying has completed and the operation has
is blinking
stopped.
Press the STOP button to stop the indicator light from blinking, and
Long beep
start the operation again.
The unit may malfunction.
Please consult the store where you purchased the product or
SHARP authorized service center.
Other indicator lights
blinking
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