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Frigidaire dehumidifier compressor does not run

Power is on, controls work,

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Most dehumidifiers these days have a built in defrost control, which turns the compressor off when the coils frost up while the fan continues to blow to help melt the frost off, so if it is frosting you may need a new defrost control, but first check the following: If your model has an air filter, clean it, as restriction of air flow will contribute to icing. Try to move the unit to a warmer location. Usually the best way to do this is to get it above the floor as far as possible, as the air temp is warmer closer to the ceiling than it is at the floor. Make sure there is plenty of room for air to circulate. (don't push it against a wall)

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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SOURCE: My Soleus dehumidifier has stopped working after one year.

Sounds like cooling system, may be under warranty.

Usually cooling system warranty longer than other parts, at least a year and often 5 years.

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Frigidaire 70-pint dehumidifier won't work after winter

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No reset button on the compressor... but this tip may give you some clues as to what is or is not happening..

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

heatman101

Posted on May 05, 2010

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SOURCE: fan runs, but compressor does not start

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There are many reasons for a dehumidifier2_bing.gif to not work or collect water.
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Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
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heatman101

Posted on May 18, 2010

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SOURCE: frigidaire dehumidifier compressor does not seem

Either you have some sort of leak and there is no freon pressure or..Your compressor wont turn on because of a swith or control isn't telling it to..Does the fan still blow?

Posted on May 28, 2010

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My Frigidaire dehumidifier compressor runs constantly and will not turn off with the switch. Have to unplug the unit.. Everything seems to be working to dehumidify. Is this a bad motherboard?


Does it run after you get to the optimal humidity level?

If so, it's a bad humidity sensor switch A cheap fix is to put it on a timer. Otherwise replace the switch.

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Hey randall, thank you for your post!

I see that you're stating the compressor continues to run on your Frigidaire dehumidifier. What you could be hearing is the fan running. The fan will run when the compressor cuts off so that air can pass over the sensor coils to check the humidity. Hopefully this is helpful. -Matt

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Good Afternoon Desi,

I understand that the blower wheel is not spinning on your Frigidaire dehumidifier, model# FAD504DUD. I also see that the compressor will stay on unless the dehumidifier is unplugged. I suggest you contact the manufacturer for further assistance. They can possibly clarify why the compressor stays on and why the blower fan is not working. If not, they should at least be able to point you in the right direction of having your dehumidifier working. Hope this is helpful.

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Why is it noisy and not pulling water from air?


If you can hear its fan running but it produces no condensate, then it's apparent that either the compressor is not running, or that the humidity setting needs to be lowered. If the compressor simply won't start, then it's time to replace that unit. Compressor or controls repair is far too costly. It's best to put that money into a new dehumidifier. Frigidaire units are highly rated and that's what I would recommend as a replacement.

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When turn off. makes a humming sound. compressor seems to be running.


Have same issue with 3 year old Frigidaire dehumidifier purchased in 2012. Must unplug to stop compressor running with power switch turned off. Unit gets hot and smells. Unplugging creates arcs at outlet since unit is pulling a lot of power. Plugging back in after some hours will make it appear to run normally and again remove moisture but it will not shut off when the fan goes off (humidistat bad?) and the set-point is reached. Cannot leave plugged in due to safetty/fire/overheating concern. Have not found answer on this forum or any other so far.

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I have a Frigidaire 30 pint dehumidifier, the fan is running, but I do not hear the compressor. There was a lot of dog hair inside when I bought it second hand. Did I get screwed?


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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

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Either you have some sort of leak and there is no freon pressure or..Your compressor wont turn on because of a swith or control isn't telling it to..Does the fan still blow?

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Frigidaire 70-pint dehumidifier won't work after winter


Hi,
No reset button on the compressor... but this tip may give you some clues as to what is or is not happening..

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

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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

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