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I have a Delonghi dehumidifier and there is no water in the tank. The unit is set at 30% and the guage on the unit says 26%, yet another guage in the room claims the humidity is 40%. Which is correct?

In the past few weeks, it has been dry here on the Oregon Coast. The Delonghi Dehumidifier used to collect water in the tank, until this dry period. The guage on the dehumidifier claims the humidity is 23-26% and the lowest the Delonghi goes is 30%. Yet, another separate gauge in the room, a few week away claims the humidity is 40%. Which is correct? I have not gotten any water in the talk since our dry spell. Do I have an issue, or is it just too dry. Rain returns next week, so I will know more. Any thoughts? Thank you.

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SOURCE: Dehumidifier Does Not Collect Water

Hi,
A dehumidifier is just a refrigerating machine with it's shirt hanging out and there is not much in the way of serviceable parts inside.
If the compressor runs - the throbbing sound - and it doesn't collect water then either the intake filter screen is totally clogged with fluff or the compressor has leaked it's gas away, in which case it might run continuously and get hot to no good effect.

If it doesn't run then it may be that the motor capacitor has failed, but that can soon lead to the compressor motor cooking itself; leaving you with an expensive doorstop.

The one thing you might get checked is the "bucket full" switch. There will be a floating part on the bucket which rises up when the bucket fills and eventually makes contact with another part which is connected to a small switch. If that switch has failed you might be lucky and get an inexpensive repair job done.

If these suggestions do help you solve the problem, please give my reply a suitable rating. If they do not, please add a comment with more details so I can try to help you further.
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Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Dehumidifier does not collect water.

My unit does not collect water any more. It was fine until I lent it to my brother in law and it was returned damaged. Do you know how to fix this

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: The dehumidifier is running but very little water

I have the same problem, just started it after not using it for the winter and it runs and runs and no water. I believe the coolant has leaked from the sealed system and there is nothing you can do. I've had it for 1 year and it has a 5 year warranty. I know from experience, this is the 3rd dehumidifier that I have had this problem with, all different brands. Call for service, I am betting you have not had it very long.

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low on freon is the compressor running?

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SOURCE: My dehumidifier runs, but no water is collecting.

If the room tempature is close to 60, the coils may be frozen (completely encased in ice). If this is the case, move it where the water can drain off - about 1 gallon which may NOT run into the drain bucket.
I out mine over the floor drain.
Turn off and it will defost over night.
Only specially made dehumidifers work below a room temo of 60 degrees (the temp of a basement in winter).
Does it need to be running? A digital humidity sensot from Radio Shack is cheap and may tell you the humidity is OK - only 50% or less.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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