Having a problem with my honeywell dehumitifier leaking all over my floor
Four things can cause this problem:Before attempting to correct any of them, turn the Master ON/OFF Switch to OFF & unplug the unit.
1. The water bucket is not properly installed into it's holder.
2. There is a crack or hole in the water collection bucket.
3. The float valve in the bucket is stuck in the UP position. If your bucket is so equipped.
4. The drain hole and/or tubing to the bucket is clogged.
The first 3 are easy to solve. The third requires a little more work.
Remove the water collection bucket and look up inside the bucket holder cavity. You will see either a drain hole or small tubing that drains the water into the bucket. Using an appropriately sized, 18" long, plastic Zip Tie, carefully insert the tip of Zip Tie into the hole or tubing. Continue to push it in until you reach a bend in the tubing. You will need to gingerly work the Zip Tie past this bend, until it either bottoms out or you run out of usable Zip Tie. Then slowly pull the Zip Tie back out while rotating (twisting) it. This will breakup any clogs. As you reach the inserted end of the Zip Tie, be prepared, as some water may follow. Reinstall the bucket, plug the unit in and turn the Master ON/OFF Switch to ON. Set the humidity extraction level to 35% or Maximum if you have a manually controlled unit. Allow the unit to run, while you monitor it for any leakage.
NOTE: If you don't have a Zip Tie, you may use something similar ( i.e.a long pipe cleaner), but NO wire coat hangers.
Hope this helped you to further troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.
Jul 08, 2011 |