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No longer drawing humidity and condensing into bucket

Motor and fan are running but no trace of water in the bucket
model# dhe 40s lo
UNIT IS 3YEARS OLD

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  • hparkin Sep 22, 2008

    Where do I find the thermostat and how do I check it ?

  • hparkin Sep 22, 2008

    Where is the thermostat and how do I check it?

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Thermostats are device to control the compressor. you said the compressor is running. if you are sure that the compressor is running, then it could have a leak and it is not functioning as it should. feel the air that is coming out of the fan, it should be a little bit warm, if it is not, and the compressor is running, i would suggest for you to turn it off and seek professional advice on how to find the leak and recharge the system of the unit. it is bad for the compressor to run without refrigerant.

tnx for using fixya,

drcool

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

  • francis rivero Sep 24, 2008

    hi hparkin,

    any update on your unit?

    drcool


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Is the unit iceing the coil check for air flow clean coil or its a more serious problem like refrigerant or compressor capacity.

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Check for any blocakages in the tubing.

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  • masterexpert Sep 21, 2008

    also check the following link for more detailed help:

    www.repairclinic.com



    feel free for further queries and help

    thanks.

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Hi!!!
try to open then
unscrew
then check the tube
is it is connected or not
or check the motor

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Check the thermostat of the device

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