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Not dehumidifiing The dehumidifier powers on ok,and to all appearances is working,but does not produce any water in the reservoir. I took the back off and the one side is getting cold, the one with the black insulation on it, the other line is getting hotter. Any ideas as to what is wrong? Is it low on coolant? It is new but has never worked. The other dehumidifiers we have work fine in the same area that we tried to use this one. Thanks, Gary

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