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Dehumidifier makes orange water

Water has been yellow to orange the last few times I've emptied. Still draws out water, but it's not clear now.

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SOURCE: dehumidifier running but no pulling any water from the room

Check float switch some of the unit have afloat switch hooked to the unit. Next check the condenser coilsThey do get stopped up cat,dog hair and just plain get dirty vaccuum them out and try unit. Rusty

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: dehumidifier not removing water from air

Have you checkec, replace all the filters...?

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

billyvangogh
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SOURCE: Dehumidifier comes on runs for hours but does not

is there a setting ?? Dehumidify ??? as opposed to "Fan" if so set to Dehumidify...also turn up the dial to a higher number.....Is the element in the back Cold???? If on Dehumidify . turned up high and the element is cold...then you have a refrigerant leak and not worth fixing unless its under warranty

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Water condenses on top of dehumidifier

Your unit has a sealed system leak. The sealed system is warrantied for five years. Check your owners manual for this info. You will need your receipt and to call an authorized LG warranty dealer to exchange it.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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SOURCE: No water accumulating

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Posted on May 07, 2010

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Haier 45-pint dehumidifier unit cannot be turned on. It has been running fine last few days.


The first thing that comes to mind, is have you emptied the water collection bucket recently? If so, be sure that the bucket was properly reinstalled and is making contact with the bucket safety removal switch.

If you haven't emptied the bucket in the past few days, it may simply be full and will not start until it's emptied.

Hope this helped you and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Sep 13, 2011 | Haier 45-Pint Dehumidifier

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Our new Santa-Fe Classic dehumidifier is leaking water from the bottom of the unit. It's also sending a small amount of water correctly through the tube for dispersal. We've only had it for two...


The classic model drains thru the clear hose using gravity. The drip pan in that unit is about 1/2 way up in the cabinet. Make sure the drain hose exits the unit and runs flat or downhill. If the drain hose is coiled vertically or run up hill causing water to trap within the hose it can cause water to back up in the dehumidifier drip pan and overflow causing your problem. If your drain is higher than the base of the dehumidifier, you can raise the dehumidifier or you can purchase a condensate pump kit that will allow the drain water to be pumped up to 15 feet above the dehumidifier.

The drain hose may have become disconnected from the drip pan as well. To check, turn off the humidistat to stop the dehumidifier from running. Next disconnect the cord from the power supply. Remove the six screws holding the cabinet side (with the label) from the cabinet and remove the cabinet side. The drain hose connects to a nipple on the bottom of the drip pan.

Contact Therma-Stor service for further inquiries at 1-800-533-7533 - they are located in the USA and are very helpful.

Sep 07, 2011 | Therma-Stor Santa Fe Dehumidifier

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Can't find where to empty the water


I need to be clear on what you said. you "can't find where to empty the water." Meaning you have removed the water collection bucket and don't know where to empty it? If that's the case, emptying it in a bath tub, is the easiest way.

However, if you meant, you don't know how to remove the water collection tank. It's on the front of the unit, below the air intake louvers. It simply slides/pulls out of the dehumidifier, when you pull on the indented handles on both sides of the bucket.

To assist you further, I have included a link to the Owner's Manual to a Danby model similar to yours. You can download and print it for future reference.

http://www.danby.ca/cms/uploads/products/en_manual/DDR25E__DDR30E__DDR45E__DDR5011_manual_v3.pdf

I hope this helped you.

Jun 27, 2011 | Danby DDR586R Dehumidifier

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Hi, Kenmore Dehumidifier 4254501. Brand new last


Now that you've had a chance to vent your frustration, Mike. Did you check the outlet the unit is plugged into, to make sure that it's working? Amazingly enough, I answer questions like yours all the time. And, you know what? 80% of the time, the problem is with the outlet. It's either the circuit breaker was tripped or the interior of the receptacle was damaged. And that's not counting a loose wire connection on the receptacle. So, either test the receptacle or plug the unit into another one, that's on a different circuit.

If by chance you have to replace any parts, your Kenmore Dehumidifier was manufactured for Sears, by Whirlpool. So, parts are interchangeable. And, as my son says, "If all else fails, read the Owner's Manual.

Jun 09, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

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Up to this year it worked fine. I just turned it on last week and it is not drawing any water and let me tell you it is humid here in Virginia


Hi,
There are many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

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Jun 01, 2011 | LG LHD45EL Dehumidifier

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Motor runs, but dehumidifier does not collect water


Keep in mind, that a dehumidifier only draws humidity from the air, if the level of humidity is higher than what the controls are set on. The fan running, may be the automatic defrost cycle, that defrost the coils, if they become frosted over. The defrost cycle, depending on the unit and how is was designed, can last any where from 15 minutes up to 45 minutes.

Also, a dirty air intake filter makes the unit strain to keep up and can't take in moisture as it should. So, if you haven't cleaned the filter on a regular basis, not is the time to do so. And while your at it, clean the cooling coils too.

The easiest and best way to test a dehumidifier at home, to see if it's working properly. Is to place it in the bathroom and turn the shower ON and don't operate the bathroom's exhaust fan. Set the humidity level low (45%), turn the unit ON and close the door when you leave. Wait 30 to 40 minutes and check the water collection bucket. If there's water in it, it's working as it should.

Hope this helped you to solve the problem. Please let me know.

May 03, 2011 | Whirlpool Dehumidifiers

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I have one of your dehumidifiers and it turns on but we do not get any water out of it I have had for a few years but it was only used one year and it worked great when we went to use it again we got no...


If you haven't clean the air intake filter since you've had it. More than likely that's the problem. A dirty filter makes the dehumidifier strain to take in the moist air and it just can't keep up.

If you don't have your Owners Manual to guide you through the process. You can download one online, from Sears Parts Central.

Hope this helped you to solve the problem.

Apr 27, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

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I purchased a 45 pint/day dehumidifier model # DD45P last year and it worked great. We needed to empty it almost every day as it was located in our lower level at a lake home. We have just returned to our...


Hi,
There are many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

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Apr 11, 2011 | DeLonghi Dehumidifiers

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My dehumidifier is running but is not pulling much water. I have the humidity control set at 45 and have cleaned the filter. Last summer I had to empty it every day, now I emptied it last week and it has...


Hello,

First, make sure the humidistat isn't set too high by adjusting it to the lowest humidity setting and running it again. Next, test the dehumidifier by placing it in a closed bathroom with a hot shower running.

If you don't see water collecting in the unit after several minutes, turn the unit off and clean all dehumidifier filters and coils. If, after adjusting the settings and cleaning the unit, you still don't see water collecting, you may have a refrigeration issue. This situation will have to be addressed by a qualified technician.

Take care.

Jul 28, 2010 | LG LHD45EL Dehumidifier

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No water accumulating


Hi,
There are many reasons for a dehumidifier2_bing.gif to not work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier2_bing.gif.

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in

heatman101

May 06, 2010 | LG LHD45EL Dehumidifier

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