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Will not run after a few seconds

My kenmore dehumidifier will die after only a couple of seconds. After leaving the unit unplugged for a while it will run for around 10 - 20 seconds. During this time the overflow switch works fine, as do the other controls on the unit. Once it stops working it is totally dead - the light will not come on and none of the controls do anything. This is repeatable, if I leave it unplugged for a while again it will start up and then die. I have cleaned the filter and brushed the fins. Any suggestions?

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Sounds like a main pc board and or capacitor problem

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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