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The fan is running, but not the dehumidifier

My whirlpool gold dehumidifier has stopped working. The fan works, but no water is being collected. The basement is plenty humid. I have cleaned out the filter. The red light is NOT on, so the collector is in the right place. Any suggestions?

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The only thing you really need to check is that collector coil that the the water is supposed to condense upon, much like the "sweat" on a glass of ice water. If that collector coil is not nice and cold, then your machine needs freon or has some other serious problem.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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I had the same problem. I just narrowed it down to the humidistat by wrapping it in a baby wipe. It runs smooth now and fills the bucket....I'm off now looking for a replacement.

Posted on Aug 13, 2007

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Most dehumidifiers have a "Frost Guard" mounted on the condensor coil. If frost accumulates on the condensor coil the frost guard turns the compressor off until the frost melts, then comes back on again. For the dehumidifier to work properly, the surrounding (ambient), temperature must be higher than 65 degress. This temperature allows the moisture in the air to condense on the coils and drip into the reservoir without freezing up on the condensor coil. Also, if the humidity is too low, (below 45%), the same condition will occur. So it will help to keep the parameters in mind when you have this issue.

Thank you for your allowing me to advise you on this issue.

Dave E. (Illeagle)

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

IrishDruid
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If your dehumidifier doesn't seem to run often but the humidity in the room is high, try adjusting the humidistat control on the dehumidifier to a dryer setting. If the dehumidifier seems to run constantly, but there's little or no water in the container, there may be a problem in the refrigeration system. Try cleaning the unit. If that doesn't work, you can't repair the refrigeration system yourself, you need a qualified appliance repair technician to do that.

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Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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Humidifier is fairly old. I put it on the curb for garbage pickup.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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