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Frigidare Dehumidifier will not turn off

When I plug the dehumidifier in it automatically turns on and runs. Even if I set it to the lowest level it runs. The bucket does not fill up. Also the coils show frost. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    I have the setting on max but the water is not condensing into the bucket until I turn the unit off. Ice is forming above the bucket when the unit is turned on.

  • steelerfan86 Jun 02, 2008

    I have same problem, unit is 2 years old. Runs, does not dehumidify as good as it did last year. Took covers off of unit, there was ice on bottom of radiator, above bucket, and on front right side of coils. Looks like it just ices up and does not dehumidify anymore????

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Pressure and temperature is directly related with refrigerants in the system. Ice building on part of the coils shows that the pressure inside the system is low and the system has lost some of its charge. Very low humidity with a low ambient temperature will also cause such a problem.

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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