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Red light wont shut off

The unit filled with water in dehumidifier mode. We emptied the water but the red indicator light will not turn off and therefore the unit will not do anything but fan. Yes I turned it off and waited a minute and turned it on again. There is no button for clear or around the red light. Thank you very much in advance. Val

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Re: red light wont shut off

Check to make sure your fill bucket is correctly placed back into the unit. there is a safely switch that will not let the unit work without the bucket in place..hope this helps let me know?

Posted on Aug 24, 2007

Re: red light wont shut off

I am having same problem please tell mw which side you cleared from water because i do not see any other place for water

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Re: red light wont shut off

I have the APAC8040 model (danby arcticaire unit) and the red "water full" light was flashing even after i'd emptied the external tank. reading the post above helped; i'd never realized that i could access and remove the internal tank to empty it as well. it's located on the side of the unit (bottom right side, when looking at the unit from the front). drained that tank and the red "water full" light went out and the A/C is working again. yay!

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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