Question about DeLonghi DE500 Dehumidifier
I have a 2 year old delonghi dec14 dehumidifier, after repairing a seized fan motor i reassembled the unit plugged in, switched on, everything seemed ok untill i noticed the unit was not filling up and the frost/pause light remained on usually goes off after 3 mins or so. i then took the unit apart again in case i had accidently dislodged any wireing but all seems to be in order and light remained on, i let it stand for 24 hours but still no joy. any help would be appreciated
expected? of course! this is not ur solution try draining all the water to the sewerage if u cant try to pump it out with a vacuum cleaner (that can pump water) or a pump then turn on the Dehumidifier every time it frosts turn it off untill it defrosts or u can heat up the basement with a bellower and the Dehumidifier wont frost
Posted on Feb 06, 2006
this unit is very simular to an air conditioner except it has a humidistat instead of a thermistat.. if your handy with a continuity tester unplug the unit find the humidistat and check to see if its open or if its good then call the company at 1 800 322 3848 or contact the web site at email@example.com Good Luck
Posted on May 31, 2006
I live in NJ and the nearest center is in CT. So you can imagine that I am not gonna to ship my unit! :-)
The one I got is from Hartford, CT Utility Electric Service: 860-246-7271; talk to Dana and he is very helpful. They charged me $25 and shipped me the part and it now works fine.
When I talked to Dana he sounded pretty sure it was the condensor sensor. Simply call Dana and tell him that you have an "E3" code. I do NOT know the part number or ID.
Don't open the unit until you get the new part ---- it will help you to identify the part to be replaced. After you get the part, make sure you mark down all the screws (they are not the same! so pay attention which one is where). There are two tabs on the top so be careful when get them separate apart ---- don't force it or you might break it. The sensor itself is attached/stuck in between the copper coils under a black cover. Plug another end to the control board and you are done. Apparently there are two kinds of plug-in end ---- the first part Dana shipped to me did not match the old part so he has to send me another one which worked.
The whole procedure is not that difficult, but when you are doing this the first time you just need to be patient to locate all the screws and sparate the covers. From my experience you do need to take all covers off, otherwise you can not see the part and the wire.
Good luck to you and let me know the good news!
Posted on Oct 23, 2008
SOURCE: dehumidifier coil frost up
Hi Eric where do you live? what is the Air on temperature i the basement? what is the Air off temp in the Basement? what temp difference are you getting.I ask where you are located in the world so we can work out the Ambient temperatures in the area.
Posted on Jun 08, 2009
The compressor is bad and is causing the circuits to trip....
Here is a tip that I wrote about that problem...
Posted on Apr 30, 2010
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