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MY KENMORE ELITE 25190701010 HAS ALWAYS WORKED,

MY KENMORE ELITE 25190701010 HAS ALWAYS WORKED, BUT SUDDENLY ALL THE WATER IS GOING IN THE FLOOR

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Bob, it may not be necessary to remove the drain tube, if the unit is not collecting humidity out of the air. As, there are 5 basic, but solvable reason for what you described. Please pay particular attention to numbers 1 & 2.

1. The humidity extraction level is set to HIGH. Lower it to 32-35%.

2. Air intake filter is dirty or clogged. Turn unit OFF, & Unplug the
Unit, before removing to inspect & clean it, if necessary. If washed,
allow filter to completely dry before reinstalling. DO NOT operate
the unit without the filter.

3. Obstructed air flow. Maintain a minimum of 12 to 18" of clear air
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4. Cooling coils are dirty and need to be cleaned. Use warm water & dish washing liquid to
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5. Ambient air temperature at floor level is between 40 - 60 degrees.
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(Unless, you have a Low Temp Unit). This applies mainly to
where the air temperature at floor level is colder than at shoulder
level.
in basement applications Raising the unit up off the floor,
onto a sturdy table, counter top, etc, that can handle the weight
of the unit, plus a full tank of water, will usually resolve this
problem.

If none of the above solves the problem, it may be a case of the compressor needs to be recharged with refrigerant gas or that the humidity condenser sensor has failed. These things usually occur in units that are 5 years old or older. It's rare in a unit younger than that. But, it can happen.

To further assist you, in case you have misplaced your Owners' Manual. I have provided a link to it that you can download & print for future reference. http://www.hammerwall.com/Download_Manual/124595/

I hope this will help you troubleshoot and solve the problem.

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Hi,
There are many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

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Hi, I think you got it figured out...
There can be many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in

heatman101

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Hi,

There are many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.


Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

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Hi,
There are many reasons for a dehumidifier2_bing.gif to not work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier2_bing.gif.

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in

heatman101


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Good luck,
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