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Starting tripping circuit breaker

Had had in basement for 2 years, has worked well. This week it tripped the 20 amp breaker. reset it, it tripped within 60 sec. Moved it to a different 20 amp circuit, also tripped with in 60 sec. Compressor gone bad?

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Good Afternoon Dennis - Often when this occurs, it is because there are too many appliances on the circuit or something may have a weak or poor breaker. Try plugging the unit in a different location or on its own circuit. If the issue continues, then it could also be possible that something shorted within the unit. So in this case, because it is a smaller appliance, repairs are often more costly than the actual unit replacement. You may want to check and see if your dehumidifier is still under warranty and if so, reach out to the manufacturer to determine the exact warranty coverage. Thanks for allowing me to help you.

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