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Drain problem I have a hose hooked up to my dehumidifier, but it won't drain that way anymore. It was, but now it only fills the bucket. I know it is not the hose, because I bought a new dehumidifier and hooked it to the same hose and it works fine. I checked to make sure the hose was pushed in far enough, but can't really get inside, or I don't know how to get inside to check further.

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  • roughrider1 Nov 12, 2007

    The unit worked fine but now won't drain through the hose. I'll try plugging the drain hole on the right as suggested, but don't understand why that is now necessary.

  • nplezia Jun 25, 2008

    The drain pipe for the bucket was plugged. Any simple way to clean it without removing the entire cabinet? When plugged, the water leaks out the bottom. Messy clean-up unless you catch it in time!

  • anademeo Jul 16, 2008

    Drain pipe not working, having to manually empty front bucket. It was working before. Pipe is loose in the back, how far down should it be and should it be hooked to somthing inside



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I have the same problem and after talking (mostly waiting) with Fedders repair, I have been told how to solve the problem. Plug up the drain hole on the right side (the one not connected to the drain hose). The drain hole extends down about 5mm, outside measures 10mm and interior measures 7mm. They do come with a drain hold cover. Not a replaceable part with a number. Off to the hardware store.

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Help, mine didnt come with a drain hose. Can I buy something at the hardware store. I am so tired of emptying it 2 to 3 times a day!

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