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We have a Kenmore dehumidifier. The compressor runs, but the fan does not turn, possibly indicating a bad motor (?). Can I fix it myself, with no prior experience in repairs? I tried taking it apart, and could not remove fan from the bolt.

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  • mlinda716 Jun 24, 2009

    I don't know what these items are or how to use them. Perhaps I cannot fix this independently. What do you advise?

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TEST THE ON/OFF SWITCH FIRST WITH AN OHM METER, IF OK THEN MAKE UP A 110 VOLT JUMPER LEAD AND TEST THE MOTOR BY BYPASSING THE SWITCH

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    yadayada Jun 24, 2009

    IF U DON'T UNDERSTAND ELECTRICAL TESTING U HAD BETTER LEAVE THIS TO A SMALL APPLIANCE REPAIR SHOP, HOUSE CURRENT IS VERY DANGEROUS IF U DON'T KNOW WHAT U ARE DOING.

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