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How to make unit drain through hose, instead of filling bucket?


Assuming you have a hose connected to the bucket for drainage, it is necessary that the end of the hose be lower than the top level of the bucket or the bucket will fill before the hose drains. I see many people who have their units on the floor and run a hose up into a sink and wonder why the bucket fills. Gravity works.....if you cannot find a lower place to drain the water then you must raise the unit up on a table or stand of some sort to get the bucket higher than the drain.

Sep 16, 2015 | Friedrich 25 Pints Dehumidifier 115v power...

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Have model 043-6121-4 connected with a garden hose yet the bucket continues to fill.


Where are you running the hose to drain it? If the end of the hose is higher than the top of the bucket, then the bucket will fill and overflow. The drain hose must drain out into some place that is at least lower than the top of the bucket. That way the bucket won't overflow. Basic physics.

Mar 15, 2015 | Dehumidifiers

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Is there a special code to direct water to pump, dump bucket or drain


That would be the "Pump" button on the control panel. When you press it, your dehumidifier display should indicate "PUMP", and the unit should start pumping water out that little port at the center rear of the dehumidifier.

Alternatively, you could stand the dehumidifier on a counter and direct your waste water out the larger hose connection into a sink.

I personally carry it (more than five gallons per day) upstairs to the laundry, because it's distilled water - the softest water you can get. Works GREAT in the washing machine. 8) 8) 8)

Jul 30, 2014 | DeLonghi DD50P Dehumidifier

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I just came home to my DeLonghi (DEN500P) leaking on my basement floor. The bucket will not fit flush because the clear drainage tube has detached. I use the manual emptying method. I have the manual,...


there should be a pump somewhere near the pan, the pickup for the pump must go into the drain pan somewhere if you can find the pump, the nipple the hose attches to is close by please rate

Aug 01, 2011 | DeLonghi DE500P Dehumidifier

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My dehumidifier keeps beeping??????


The water tank is either full or not positioned correctly. Empty the tank and/or make sure it is positioned correctly (should fit perfectly and not bump out from rest of unit).

If you have it connected to the drain directly, your tank may still be filling up unless you have the PUMP button pressed (and PUMP is showing in the LED screen).

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May 05, 2011 | DeLonghi DE400 Dehumidifier

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Hose not draining, bucket only fills


The easiest way to unstop the hose is to blow air through the end enough to clear the clumped up dust at the other end using air compressor or air pump.

Jul 12, 2010 | Frigidaire FDF70S Dehumidifier

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I connected the hose adapter so that I can drain directly into the sink. But it still drains into the bucket. Did I miss a step?


I had the same problem. The plastic tube that routes the water out the back doesn't fit tightly. It took a couple of weeks but the bucket would fill and the darn thing would shut off.

My first attempt was to put a hose clamp over the adapter. The clamp was simple enough but then the bucket wouldn't go back in. Using a small saw, I carefully cut a notch in the bucket. WARNING: Make sure that whatever you cut doesn't reach low enough that when the bucket fills, the little float thingy shuts off the unit before it starts to leak. Anyway, that still leaked. The problem is that that plastic tube is stiff and slippery and doesn't seal well.

What finally worked for me was to take the adapter off, go to the hardware store and buy some clear plastic tubing. I found some that fit very tightly over the tube inside and, with the hose clamp, sealed well.

Problem solved.


Jul 03, 2010 | Maytag M7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

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50 pint dehumidifier has drain hose connected but fills up the drain bucket and stops running....


safety switch is turning off the dehumidifier....you need to drain out the bucket more often....or put the drain hose into an actual drain....ive seen some people run a small plastic hose from the dehumidifier to the sump pump hole in their basement.

Jan 27, 2010 | Frigidaire Dehumidifiers

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Attached a pump to drain collected water. The


the water should still collect into the tank. the dehumidifier had a float switch that shut the unit off when the tank is full. In turn it should have a second switch, probably a float switch that turns the pump on and off so that the pump doesnt continue to run when there is no moisture in the tank

Nov 26, 2009 | Frigidaire FDL50R1 Dehumidifier

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When hose is attached, bucket fills up


yes: hose allowed the bucket to be bypassed yes: bucket was there only for the switch to power can you pass a finger through the hole where the hose connected? probably not, right? most of these buckets have a knockout area inside the hose connection. Try prying it out or even drilling it out if required. remember that once you remove hose, you must purchase a plug hose end connector to continue bucket only useage.

Sep 05, 2007 | Whirlpool AD70USR Dehumidifier

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