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I need instructions for a Micromark MM9088 dehumidifier

I think the switch which detects when the bucket is full may have been damaged when the bucket was inserted the wrong way round.

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SOURCE: Dehumidifier Error?

Your bucket full switch may be defective. If you are capable, bypass it since you are draining to another place other than the bucket.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: GE dehumidifier light says bucket is full but it isn't

Try feeling both sides of the outside of the bucket and make sure the bucket is flush with the dehumidifier. If one side is sticking out more than the other it may notbe engaged correctly which will cause a full bucket notification. If everything checks out ok there try takng the bucket out and push in on the button that the lever from the bucket engages on at the dehumidifier. If the light turns off after you push on the red button that means the bucket is not engaging correctly. If the red light stays on and it doesnt make a difference he button sensor may be defective. If you found this solution helpful please rate it.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Dehumidifier Error?

Same problem with Goldstar model DH404EY7 -- stop code 01 on startup, bucket full light blinks (drains to floor).

Replaced the main controller board to fix it.

For my model dehumidifer the part # is 6871A20888A, and cost $77.44 (not counting shipping) from Appliance Factory Parts. The Appliance Factory Parts web site also provides parts breakdown (exploded parts diagram) diagrams and service manuals in PDF form.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dehumidifier Isn't Running

It sounds like you have power to the unit but a component is failing to start the system get an AC tech to check it.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: dehumidifier is saying bucket is full but it is empty

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people with just that dehumidifier problem..

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Posted on May 05, 2010

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