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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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How much water do I put in water bucket on this thing?


You don"t put anything into the bucket. A dehumidifier will fill the bucket for you.

Jan 13, 2013 | Whirlpool AD50USL Dehumidifier

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My dehumidifier says it is full but the bucket is empty. It will not work at all.


What you have described is usually caused by the bucket not being properly installed or if you have a model with a float valve in the top of the bucket , it is stuck in the UP position.

Turn the unit OFF & unplug it. Remove the bucket from it's holder and check for a float valve. If you have a model with that feature, jiggle the float valve's arm, to get it to return to the DOWN position.

If you don't have a float valve, the bucket must be installed "squarely'" into it's holder from top to bottom, so that the bucket makes firm contact with the actuator switch. The switch resembles a trigger switch, which is visible when the bucket is removed.

Troubleshoot the above, should solve the problem.

Jul 06, 2011 | Maytag M7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

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LG DEHUMIDIFIER LHD459ELY9 LIGHT FOR "BUCKET


This usually caused by one of two things. The bucket is not installed properly or the float valve in the bucket is stuck in the UP position. The float valve is not in all models.

Turn the unit OFF & Unplug it. Remove the bucket, look in the top of the bucket on the left side closest to you. If you see a float valve you have that model. If the float is in the UP position, jiggle it so that it will return to the down position. Then reinstall the bucket. Plug the cord back in and turn the unit ON.

If you don't have a float valve, make sure, when you reinstall the bucket, that it fits "squarely" into the holder from top to bottom. When installed properly, the bottom of the bucket should not tilt down at all. The top, back side of the bucket must make firm contact with the bucket removal safety switch.

Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem.

Jun 24, 2011 | LG LHD459EL Dehumidifier

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My LG Dehumidfier 3850A20500H has stopped pulling moisture from the air it still runs but no wataer in the bucket what could be the problem? this starts happening after 1 year of purchase.


There are several things that can cause the problem you described. Most of which are easily remedied.

1. The humidity/moisture extraction level is set to high. Lower it to 35%

2, Air intake filter is dirty or clogged. Remove and clean the filter.

3. Refrigerant coils on the back of the unit are dirty and need to be cleaned.

4. Not enough clear air space around the unit. Maintain at least a minimum of 12" of clear air space all around the unit.

5. Unit is operating in a room that has an ambient air temperature at floor level, of between 40 -60 degrees F. Most dehumidifiers don't work well between those temperatures. Raise the unit up off the floor on to something sturdy enough for the weight of the dehumidifier when the bucket is full.

The above are the top 5 things that can cause a dehumidifier not to work properly. Fortunately, none of the solutions require any major repair to the unit.

Hope this helped you to further troubleshoot and solve the problem.

Jun 06, 2011 | LG Dehumidifiers

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I have West ponte Mdf 65 Ae BA8 dehumidifier 1 year old. Filter is clean. It worked last summer but now after the winter it is running fine but no water is comming in the bucket eventhough basement is...


You may have the humidity/moisture level set to high. Try lowering it to 35%. Or if you don't have a LED Screen on your unit, turn it to maximum.

In addition, most dehumidifiers don't work well if the air temperature is between 40 & 60 degrees F. Keep in mind, the temperature at floor level in a basement is colder that the air temperature at chest high level. Raising the unit up, off the floor on something sturdy enough to handle the weight (with a full tank of water) and the vibration, may help.

Hope this helps you to troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

Jun 03, 2011 | Dehumidifiers

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My Kenmore 580.54501 dehumidifier "Water Bucket


Hi,

Here is a tip that explains what can be happening to make the dehumidifier showthat the bucket is full when it is not.

Dehumidifier Problem It shows Bucket Full

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May 27, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

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The drain hose stopped working on my Whirlpool gold dehumidifier. Now the bucket fills and the machine shuts off. Tried cleaning the filter and clearing the hose. Still the same problem. But the hose...


I had the same problem....raised the unit 3 feet off floor, the drain hose is 4feet long... But the secret to getting unit to drain into hose if unit is set to Continous is...... TILT the unit back about 5 degrees with a half inch piece of wood under front wheels and She will drain into hose instead of bucket.... IF this don't work , I will eat the bucket.........goldiejud@netscape.net

Dec 06, 2010 | Whirlpool AD50USS Dehumidifier

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