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How to reset Danby Designer dehumidifier after power outage

Can't find the model number anywhere on the unit

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Dehumidifiers are generally a very simple appliance, however a humidistat is one of those items a person tends to rely on to provide feedback. You may want to remove the grille area where the humidistat is mounted and inspect for foreign material in the way of the sensor. If nothing foreign is detected then you should replace the humidistat.

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Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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I had the same problem but was able to find a link from "Danby's" website. Hope it helps!!
http://www.danby.ca/cms/uploads/products/en_manual/DDR557HE.PDF

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice build-up on Danby Dehumidifier DDR583R

Make sure you have enough air moving over the coils. There is an air filter on some models which may be obstructed. Insufficient air flow will cause your problem.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Danby Dehumidifier DDR557HE has never dehumidified

either lacks coolant or compressor bad

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Comfort-aire BHD-651 Dehumidifier broken after power outage

Start with the outlet they are plugged into - any power there?
The only solution I can suggest is to take it apart and check the wiring for any burned or shorted wires.
Also check the control circuit board - most have a small glass tube fuse on them. It is possible it was blown when the house was hit.

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

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Hi There,
I would love to help you, however I am not sure which model you have. R410A is not a Danby model number. The correct number can be found on the back of the unit as well as on the front cover of the owners manual. The numbers usually begin with "DDR"

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Lori, the Danby Humidifier, Model # DDR2504 does not have a heating function. It's just a 25 pint dehumidifier. In fact, there are no Danby Dehumidifiers that have a heating function.

By, chance do you have Multifunction Air Conditioning unit, rather than a dehumidifier? If so, please provide the correct model number.

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Unfortunately, the model number you listed has been discontinued. But is still supported thru the Danby Consumer help line: 800-263-2629. Contact them regarding your need for the Owner's Manual and they can email you one as an attachment.

I hope this helped you, Susan. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

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Don't have a manual and cannot operate.


The model number you listed does not match any current Danby model numbers or it may have been discontinued. However, you can call Danby Customer Service 800-263-2629 and they may be able to provide you with and Owner's Manual.

Hope this helps you.

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I have misplaced my operating instructions for my Danby dehumidifier model DDR 3008 EE. When I plug it in, turn it on, it runs for maybe a minute then the red full water tank lights up and it quits. The...


The model number you listed did not reveal anything. However, the link below is a link to a Danby model, that had a model number closest to yous. Most of the units have the same parts and function. Click n the literature tab and the Owners Manual will come up.

http://www.danby.com/product/DDR30E/12

Hope this helps you. Please let me know.

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I purchased danby dehumidifier less that 1 year ago and p1 is on most of the time. What can I do?


According to your Owners Manual:

P1 is part of a normal function of your dehumidifier. When your compressor is working it will build frost on the evaporator coils. When there is enough frost on the coils the unit will go into a P1 deicing program. This deicing cycle will last anywhere from 15-45 minutes. Once complete it will automatically resume normal function. The cooler the room the more often this function will turn on.

If you think it's still staying ON to long, contact Danby Consumer Help 800-263-2629

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My model is DDR4009EE, after it run for a while, the display changed from RH to "P1",what does "P1" mean?


My Danby DDR657EE shows P1 periodically also. So, I called Danby.

Danby's Consumer Help Line (1-800-263-2629) is always busy. So, I called their General number: 419-425-8627. The receptionist transferred my call to their Service dept. My call was answered in 2 minutes.

The Service Rep. described the following code for my dehumidifier model (DDR657EE):
P1 = Defrosting: the unit will go into Defrost mode periodically to ensure that the parts are working at the right operating temperature. It should be in Defrost (P1) mode for only a brief period of time. If the unit is in Defrost (P1) mode continuously for a couple of hours (or more), then you should call Danby Service for further assistance.

He had no documentation of a P2 code for my model.

He also described other General Codes (applicable to most Danby Dehumidifier/Humidifier models):
E1 = Not enough water
E2 = Not draining
E3 = Water temperature too cool
E4 = Overflow Switch activated
E6 / E7 = Problem with Temperature Sensor

So, if you see P1 periodically (for brief periods), then it would be normal.

Also, here is a link to Danby's FAQ page for Dehumidifiers (which answers some common questions):
https://www.danby.com/faqs.php?cat=12

I hope that helps.

May 11, 2009 | Dehumidifiers

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P1 error


Your question needs to be answered in 3 parts:

1) As per the manual for my Danby Dehumidifier (Model DDR657EE), the unit may not turn on immediately when powered On (it may take a several minutes). So, generally, it would be normal in your case.

2) Danby's Consumer Help Line (1-800-263-2629) is always busy. So, I called their General number: 419-425-8627. The receptionist transferred my call to their Service dept. My call was answered in 2 minutes.

The Service Rep. described the following code for my dehumidifier model (DDR657EE):
P1 = Defrosting: the unit will go into Defrost mode periodically to ensure that the parts are working at the right operating temperature. It should be in Defrost (P1) mode for only a brief period of time. If the unit is in Defrost (P1) mode continuously for a couple of hours (or more), then you should call Danby Service for further assistance.

He had no documentation of a P2 code for my model.

He also described other General Codes (applicable to most Dehumidifier/Humidifier models):
E1 = Not enough water
E2 = Not draining
E3 = Water temperature too cool
E4 = Overflow Switch activated
E6 / E7 = Problem with Temperature Sensor

So, generally, if you see P1 periodically (for brief periods), then it would be normal.

3) Since your unit keeps running (continuously) and there is no water in the bucket, then you should call Danby ServiceI for additional assistance - it seems defective for this reason.

I hope that helps.

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We lost the directions for our Danby dehumidifier. The model number is DDR557HE. Serial. No. 0107050701350. Can you help me out. T. MacKay


I had the same problem but was able to find a link from "Danby's" website. Hope it helps!!
http://www.danby.ca/cms/uploads/products/en_manual/DDR557HE.PDF

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