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The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). December 30, 2009 LG Electronics is recalling about 98,000 portable dehumidifiers. The power connector for the dehumidifiers compressor can short circuit, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima Dehumidifiers. A recall was issued on 2013-09-12 due to a potential fire and burn hazard.
Jun 12, 2014 - How to Find Out if Your Dehumidifier Was Recalled. ... Many popular brands known for having high quality dehumidifiers such as Danby, Frigidaire, and Soleus had models affected by this recall. ... Brands have taken different approaches to how they have responded to the Gree dehumidifier ...
Verify the humidity reading with another device. Perhaps the humidity sensor is dirty or bad.
Another possibility is the switching device that runs the compressor and fan is shorted. If it's a mechanical relay, the contacts may have welded together, or if it's a solid-state relay, it's got a punch-through or meltdown in a device junction. My guess is it's a mechanical relay since you mention it used to click on and off and now you don't hear that. The relay may be on the control board, or it may be mounted separately - I don't have a photo or diagram of the inside of your model available.
Mine won't beep at all. But try this trick I watched the guy do when he came to service mine for the recall they had and push Humid button fan button and power button first hold the first two then push the power button and hold all three for awhile. What this did for him was verify all systems working all the lights came one in sequence.
I do this to mine and will beep twice and nothing else. I've taken mine apart to check the fuse and it's still good so there must be a component that is not working.
On the back of your unit you will find a 800 number which will get you in touch with Trans Global Service which serviced it for the recall.
A few things you could try are to make sure the float isn't covered in gunk and moving sticky-like, make sure air filters are clean and the compressor isn't overheating, and make sure the humidistat (probably a knob that says drier with arrows) isn't turning the machine off because it's reached the set level.
Check the hose for clog up as well as your sump pump. Have your hose unclogged and let it run. Check the sump pump if this is running. And if it is, and still no water goes out. Open the sump, and check the impeller for defect. Impeller is the one that turns around to push the water out. If it is defective, you must replace it to make it run. Once you are done, power it up and start it.