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Unit is running but not collecting water

Cleaned filter but still is not functioning

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The units sealed refrigerant system has leaked out and you need to have it repaired,and recharged

Posted on May 27, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks for the quick response. I am wondering if it is worth it to fix since the unit is over 5 years old, or if I should just replace it."

  • danny Hendrickson May 28, 2010

    usually not unless you can do this job yourself,with e.p.a. regulations it costs a lot just to evacuate the old,find the leak,repair ,and recharge it,about $100.00+ minimum

  • danny Hendrickson May 30, 2010

    usually not worth fixing because i.m giving my price structure and our area has pretty cheap rates and &100.00 isn't really cheap when you consider a new one at probably around the same $'s

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I have a goldstar dehumidifier model #dh2510a. It runs but does not collect any water in the tank. I have pushed the tank up to the red button in the back. Is there a fuse or something else I can do.

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if the compressor is running it sounds like a refrigerant problem or dead compressor in both cases its not cost efective to repair dan

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore dehumidifier runs but won't collect water

Hi,
If you haven't done so already, try removing and cleaning the inlet filter screen which is almost certainly just behing the inlet grille. It may slide upwards out of the casing or downwards unto the bucket area. If this is blocked with fluff then no moist air will get to the cold pipes, so little or no water will be extracted. There's also a chance that the humidity sensor is clogged with fluff, so fooling the system into thinking the room is pretty dry, in which case the compressor will probably not run.
A running compressor can usually be detected as a deep throbbing from the machine. If it is running, but not cooling the pipes behind the intake grille, then you may have lost the refrigerant from the system via a leak. If the air coming out of the machine is warm (caused by the compressor running) but there is no water produced this may be the cause.

Explore along these lines and let me know what you find.
Cheers, D

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SOURCE: The unit turns on and appears to work, but no water is collected

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