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How do i empty the tank of my westpointe dehumidifier. it says full

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SOURCE: the P1 light is on

P1 means the evaporator coils are freezing up.The P1 error is related to low airflow.This can be due to clogged or dirty filter.Take the filter out and clean it, if its dirty the dehumidifier can frost up due to the lack of air flow and will not work correctly.In some cases if the filter is too old then it has to be replaced.This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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SOURCE: we emptied the tank of the dehumidifier and still

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

Dehumidifier Problem It shows Bucket Full

heatman101

Posted on Jan 27, 2011

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SOURCE: The water won't run continuously

Some dehumidifiers don't require that the bucket be in place, when a drain hose is attached to the unit. I'm not sure that's the case with yours, because I'm unfamiliar with the Westpointe brand. You should also check the drain connection that the hose is connected to. It may be clogged, which forces the water into the bucket instead of draining through the hose. If you have something flexible like a long plastic Zip Tie, that can easily be run into the hose connection and slowly pulled back out, while rotating it should loosen any clogs. Be prepared for water to follow. Do not use a wire coat hanger to do this and be sure the unit is OFF and unplugged from the wall, before attempting it.

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

Posted on May 03, 2011

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