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Nothing on display? Remove panels and get to circuit board. Look for loose solder connection on the fuse, etc. Resolder any bad connections. Then turn it on. Let me know.

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No power at all. pluged into wall.i push bucket switch and try to start up,nothing.no power


To troubleshoot the problem: First start with the wall outlet. Is there still power to it? If not a circuit breaker in your homes breaker panel may have tripped. Is there a lose wire connection in the outlet or is the outlet damaged inside? If all of these things check out OK, try plugging the unit into another outlet that's on a different circuit.

Other causes:

The bucket is full. Unit shouts off completely when this occurs.

The bucket is not installed properly. Remve bucket and reinstall it "squarely" from top to bottom
into the bucket holder.

If the ambient room temperature is 112 degrees F or lower than 32 degrees F, the unit will shout down to protect the compressor. Wait 3 minutes and then restart the unit.

If all of the above troubleshooting fails to resolve the problem. Call Haier Customer Service
1-877-337-3639.

I hope this has helped you and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Jul 24, 2011 | Haier HDN655E Dehumidifier

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Demudifier worked great, all a sudden it just stopped. No power. Now it won't start up. What should I try?


First, check the outlet that it's plugged into, to make sure that there's still power to the outlet. If there isn't, then the circuit breaker for that outlet has been tripped, in your home's circuit breaker panel. Leave the dehumidifier unplugged and reset the circuit breaker. If it trips again, without the dehumidifier unplugged, then the outlet is at fault. Perhaps there's a loose wire connection or the interior of the outlet is cracked.

If it didn't trip without the dehumidifier plugged in, plug the unit it in,. But, before you do, make sure the dehumidifier's Master ON/OFF Switch is OFF. Once it's plugged in, turn the Master ON/OFF Switch to ON and set your controls. If it runs now, GREAT! If it trips the circuit breaker again, there's either a short in the power cord or an internal electrical short. Which will require extensive troubleshooting to find.

Hope this helps you solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

May 05, 2011 | Fedders A7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

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My Fedders A7DH45B2A dehumidifier (about 4 yrs old) continues to trip the fuse embedded in the outlet on the wall in which it's plugged in.. What gives??


either try a different outlet to see if the G.F.C.I. is bad on this outlet or if the dehumidifier trips on another line it could be the units motor start capacitor that shorted or the compressor is bad

Apr 06, 2010 | Fedders A7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

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I have a 2yr old gold star dehumidifer #dh305y6 it won't turn on power is good at plug. held in red bucket switch manually.but it still won't kick on.


If you can remove cabinet, check glass fuse on power supply board.

After that it is probably the power supply board or the control board - see a service department

Jan 06, 2010 | LG DH30 GoldStar Dehumidifier

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Goldstar dehumidifier model DH305Y6 is there an outlet on this model for a hose so can drain into sump pump?


I have a Goldstar dehumidifier, Model DH305Y6. I bought it about 5 years ago at a local Walmart. During the summer I run it in the basement, here in south-central Pa. When it was brand new it worked very well, for about 2 yrs. Then it began turning on & off very irregularly. At first I thought it was the sensor on the front of the coils. So I moved it to the lower left side of the coils, and had the same results. The other day the water heater in the basement developed a leak. About 300 gals. of water covered the floor. After sumping/wet-vac'ing down to a wet carpet, I pulled out the dehumidifier and plugged it in,(the filter was cleaned before put away last summer). It began its on/off cycling again. It runs for about 2-3 mins., then shuts off for about 5-10 mins. So, I took the On/Off switch apart and read the resistance. It read 48k, for the 50k switch. I turned the switch all the way left to all the way right and it went from 48k, down to about 8k. The two wires to the switch were attached to the #2 and #3 poles,(only 3 poles). I did some testing, then removed the wires and re-soldered them to the #1 and #3 poles. I put everything back together, and now it works. It runs constantly, but it works/runs just fine. I need to get the basement dry, so I will let it run until the job is done. In the Spring I will get a new 50k potentiometer,(on/off switch), and see if that works. I will post results if I remember to.

Sep 29, 2009 | Goldstar Dehumidifiers

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Goldstar dh305y6.will olny run sometimes then shuts off it does collect water but it will olny run a few minutes. other times will not run at all it a dehumideifier


Sound like you need a good cleaning of the evap and condensor. The make sure the fan is running. If nothing runs then check your thermostat.

Aug 31, 2009 | LG DH30 GoldStar Dehumidifier

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Lamp(60watt bulb) dims slightly when dehumidifier starts up. The dehumidifier outlet is downstream of the lamp outlet. This dehum draws 5 amps at steady run, not sure what it's pulling at startup. Wiring...


The dimming is probably normal, especially if the motor is a split winding type that has a start and a run winding. Ususlly, it will use a capacitor also. You can view the wiring diagram to see if this is the case.

Aug 12, 2009 | Kenmore 53701 Dehumidifier

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Dh305y6 keeps shutting of within minutes


sounds like you need to replace your humidistat control. this is just like a thermostat on an air conditioning system, except inside of sensing temp and turning off, it senses humidity and turns off.

Jul 02, 2009 | Goldstar DH504EL Dehumidifier

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Goldstar DH304 Dehumidifier


Take cover off. First check the fuse on the circuit board. If it's blown replace it. That should get the motor running, the motor might be or is going out. If the motor is bad you'll have to replace the motor. If the fuse is good and the motor is good, unhook the wires on circuit board that go to the humidity control switch. If the unit comes on with the humidity control switch unhooked, you'll have to replace the humidity control switch. Sears has them for about $11.50. Hope this helps.

Sep 13, 2008 | Goldstar DH304 Dehumidifier

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Dehumidifier


See if you have a grounded circut in the appliance. Check 1 flat to your volt ohm meter. Connect the other probe from meter to the other flat. And you should get a reading of resistance. Next connect 1 probe to the flat then the other to ground. A reading - indicates nothing until the next step. Now try the other flat to the ground?

1 Of these flats are connected to the nutural and possible feed through or back to ground in the appliance. The other one though should not read to ground. If you get a ground reading on both flat of the plug in someting is together that should not be.

If you dont get a readign try plugging in at a different outlet. A circut that has too much load will cause circut breakes to over heat and trip.

If it runs at a different outlet make sure its on a different breaker. If its on the same breaker it will probably start acting up again.

DOes this help? If so please rate me as high as possible If not please restate your problem to help me understand it better. Thnaks for using Fixya and Good Luck.

Aug 31, 2008 | Whirlpool AD70USS Dehumidifier

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