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My LG LD450EAL dehumidifier wont collect any moisture. what gives? ive tried all the troubleshooting in the manual so far with no luck. not sure what else to do now but return it.

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SOURCE: LG LD65EL dehumidifier will not collect water

Make sure the filter is clean and also make sure the coils are cleaned. If these are clogged they will restrict airflow which will cause the coils not to remove the humidity from the air. LG recommends that you clean the air filter every 2 weeks. They also include a brush to clean the coils. If this still does not work you will need to contact LG for service or a replacement. They have a 5 year warranty on them so the ones that you guys have should still be under warranty. Make sure that you have your reciept when you contact them to prove that it is still under warranty. Keep me posted. Also please rate my solution when you get a chance. Thanks - Tech101

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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SOURCE: dehumidifier runs without collecting water

1- check if the water collecting bucket is properly installed (the light will show is ON but if the bucket is not propely installed -pushed in the proper position ) -make sure the slots on the bottom of the dehumidifier are posisioned correctly.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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It is defective. The coils are not getting cold enough to condense water in the air. If you have the receipt and the unit is less than 5 years old, give LG a call for warranty repair.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Frostguard 36 Dehumidifier runs, but collects no water.

unfortunately it sounds as though your refrigerant leaked out. If your compressor is running and no moisture, this is probably the case. What is the temperature of the air coming out?

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: lg dehumidifier won't collect water after running for long time

Sounds like it needs to be recharged.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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