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Not removing humidity

Frigidaire FAH085N1T cools OK but room is "clammy." Is the unit too large? Room is 138 sq. ft, 8 ft. high. Various calculator sites recommend between 6000 and 9000 BTU. This one is 8000. Is it too big? What else could cause inadequate dehumidifying?

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    cost up high 10 sq ft

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Just adjust the thermostat lower or colder!

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