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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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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