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Delonghi dh400p dehumidifier error e1 with ice

Our dehumidifier had an error code e1, felt warm, and wasn't taking the humidity out of our basement air. I removed the cover to the filter area (5 screws) and found a wall of ice. I used a hairdryer to melt part of it away. It wraps around the tubing toward the back. How do I fix this? I really need the dehumidifier to get the musty dampness out of the basement.
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  • jfowler10 May 17, 2009

    I cleaned the filter and the area on the coils around the sensor. It still has E1 error.

  • jfowler10 May 18, 2009

    Unplugging it for 15 minutes didn't help. It still has E1.

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The condensation drain is being blocked from draining....kinked hose or lint...the symptom is cold air being blown across. If you left it unplugged...defrosted and works...check the drain on maintenance schdule

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Was the filter dirty that will do it let it defrost and put it back on

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • Jason vangel May 17, 2009

    it may be just a reset even unplugging the unit for a few minutes and plug it back in

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