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Blinking bucket full light and humidity setting stuck at '01%'

I recently noticed that my Kenmore 50 pint (54501) dehumifier stopped working. If I unplug it then replug it in, it sounds like the compressor (and possibly the fan) is turning on, but after about 1-2 seconds, they shut off and the "Humidity setting" gets set at 01%. They bucket full red light blinks periodically (maybe every second or two). The "energy timer" and "fan speed" settings can be changed, but obviously don't do much without any fan or compressor activity. I cannot adjust the humidity setting at all. If I remove the (empty) bucket the display does not change, but there are some extra beeps that occur. Recently the unit was moved when a contractor was doing some work in that area. Any ideas what the problem could be?

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Re: Blinking bucket full light and humidity setting stuck...

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