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Dehumidifier Present % indicates "Hi"

When I first bought the unit, the present % indicator showed the current humidity level (example: 70%). Now it doesn't show the humidity level, it just shows the word "Hi". How do I get it to show the current humidity level?

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Re: Dehumidifier Present % indicates "Hi"

It is showing high because the present humidity is above 80%. Try turning the humidity setting down and let the dehumidifier run for a while. Once the dehumidifier lowers the humidity in the room this level will go lower. If this persists after running for a while you will need to contact LG for service. They back these models with a 5 year warranty. Here is the number to contact them at:

1 (800) 793-8896

Keep me posted. Thaks - Tech101

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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