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Danby dhh30SB, 30 pint dehumidifier not working.

The above dehumidifier was working up to a year ago. When I power on, the compressor won't come on. It clicks and then pops the breaker. It's possible it was running before with no water in it? I am handy with a multimeter. What can I check with it, to get it working. Thanks. Tim

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SOURCE: I have a Danby Premiere

did you put the plug into the drain hole inside the top of the unit???

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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I dropped the water bucket by accident on the dehumidifier, and I have the same problem. Here what I found :
First, remove the water bucket and find the circuit diagram, it is very useful.

E1 code is related to the room humidity sensor, E2 code is related to the room temperature sensor and E3 code is related to the safety thermistor sensor. If you have one of these error code displayed, you will probably have to replace the sensor.

The humidity and temp sensors are located on the same board. To access it, remove the water bucket and you will see the 2 screws holding the front panel. Remove the screws, then gently prayed the front panel. Be careful, there is two plastic clip on the top of the panel and they are really easy to break. The board is located at the top right, under the cover. The safety thermistor is located on a pipe on the right side of the dehumidifier.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Ijust bought a danby dehumidifier ddr5009. The

This dehumidifier is built in such a way that the fan runs all the time;however the compressor works only when it is needed. These infos are not specified in the booklet. It does not work like the old ones.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Danby Dehumidifier DDR557HE has never dehumidified

either lacks coolant or compressor bad

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you, I didn't even know a dehumidifier had coolant. "

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SOURCE: Frigidaire 70-pint dehumidifier won't work after winter

No reset button on the compressor... but this tip may give you some clues as to what is or is not happening..

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket


Posted on May 05, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore 50 pint dehumidifier Model 580.54501400

It looks like it is simple to get the filter out but we are finding it to be imposible. How can we take it out. It doesn't just pull down.

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

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