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Lost suction to drain into hose connector

Dehumidifer was draining into the hose connector until I cleaned the vent. It now will only drain into the bucket (tank assembly). I thought at first the hose wasn't connected but can't figure out what I've done. The motor works great. Can anyone help?

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I think your draintube connection became dislodged. Stick it in again and make sure it's still connected when you place the drain hose into whatever you use.

Posted on Sep 08, 2007

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I've had a similar problem and I was told by Whirlpool that the hose has to run down along the side of the dehumidifier and not straight out. I moved it and things improved; then I moved it again and it got worse. So maybe you moved the hose while cleaning the vent, and moving the position around will help?

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

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