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Runs all the time, not collecting water

My Goldstar DH504EL Dehumidifier recently started running all the time and will not auto shut off. It is hooked up to a hose for continuous run off to condinsation pump. It doesn't seem to be running any water off. The top of the unit feels very warm and a little condinsation is collecting on the top.

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I don't know your particular unit, but my guess is that the compressor is bad. If it is old, it may not be worth fixing.

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