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Goldstar ghd30 dehumidifier will not run

After long shut down it will turn on for a short period 39 seconds then shut off. Will not turn back on. Conatiner is in correctly, not full. easy fix switch, relay or replace. Where to fix in Blairsville Ga.

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    runs for about 3to 4 mins then shuts down

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    ditto

  • jess2me May 06, 2009

    My goldstar ghd30 will not stay running. I will have it on Max mode but it than turns off about 1 minuet later. frustrating!!!!! It is not supposed to turn off at all on the max setting. Anyone know what to do?

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Check the condensate collection bucket. If the bucket is not inserted correctly the dehumidifier might think the bucket is full and thus not turn on.

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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If any machine is completely electrically dead it is a sign that there is no electrical voltage getting through to operate it. Using an electric meter it is a relatively easy task to find the point of differential voltages which would indicate where the open circuit is located. The blue green fluid found is from copper oxide and is not necessarily indicative of a refrigerant leak. Oil present would be an indicator of a refrigerant leak.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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Take cover off. First check the fuse on the circuit board. If it's blown replace it. That should get the motor running, the motor might be or is going out. If the motor is bad you'll have to replace the motor. If the fuse is good and the motor is good, unhook the wires on circuit board that go to the humidity control switch. If the unit comes on with the humidity control switch unhooked, you'll have to replace the humidity control switch. Sears has them for about $11.50. Hope this helps.

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you probley need to cleen the condensor coil

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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Hi

You need to check that the bucket is clean and that the sensor for the water level in the bucket is clean.

An old toothbrush and some warm soapy water can sometimes achieve a great result.

Failing this you may need a new sensor, be careful and either draw or photo the old wiring route with your cell phone to make it easier to fit the new sensor

Hope this helps

Gordon

Posted on Apr 17, 2011

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Model GHD30 will not run. Have power to the board. I can hear a click noise when turning the switch on. I electricially checked the compressor and fan both ok. PCB board?


Jim, you may also want to check the water bucket installation, too. If it is not properly installed, the unit will not turn ON. Also, check the float valve in the top of the bucket. It may be stuck in the UP position. In which case the unit will not start. Giggle the arm of the float valve to get it to return to the DOWN position.

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Hi

You need to check that the bucket is clean and that the sensor for the water level in the bucket is clean.

An old toothbrush and some warm soapy water can sometimes achieve a great result.

Failing this you may need a new sensor, be careful and either draw or photo the old wiring route with your cell phone to make it easier to fit the new sensor

Hope this helps

Gordon

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GHD30 dehumidifier completely dead


If any machine is completely electrically dead it is a sign that there is no electrical voltage getting through to operate it. Using an electric meter it is a relatively easy task to find the point of differential voltages which would indicate where the open circuit is located. The blue green fluid found is from copper oxide and is not necessarily indicative of a refrigerant leak. Oil present would be an indicator of a refrigerant leak.

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Check the condensate collection bucket. If the bucket is not inserted correctly the dehumidifier might think the bucket is full and thus not turn on.

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