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Haier HD456 runs but won't pull water from room

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There are many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

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heatman101

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This is not a new unit and has never had a problem before now. It runs as though normal but it does not collect any water at all. All things you say to check have been done.


Since you have already done the things we say to do, with no success and yours is not a new unit. It may be time to replace it. As often is the case, repairing older units can cost as much or more than a price new one. If you have been satisfied up to now with Haier, purchase another one from them. Their new electronic models are Energy Star Rated. However, this time if you do, also purchase and extended warranty. In the long run, it could pay for itself.

Hope this helped you. Please let me know. Thanks.

Jun 17, 2011 | Haier HD456 Dehumidifier

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Plug it in turn it on and nothing in the bucket after several hours


Hi, Mindy! The following is an overall review of what causes the problem you listed.

If the room air is less than the set air, then there is no water in the bucket, because there is almost no humidity in the air. If it is winter, there is likely not enough humidity in the air to have water collect in the bucket. A dehumidifier will only pick up humidity out of warm air. If you are running a dehumidifier in your basement in the winter, the room may be damp, but too cold for the dehumidifier to pull out the humidity. Try running the unit in the bathroom after having a hot shower without the bathroom fan on. If working correctly the unit should draw water. In addition, if you set the humidity level you want to maintain higher the actual humidity level in the house or room, it won't pickup and collect any moisture. The fans on most of the dehumidifiers on the market today run almost constantly. They do this, so that the room air is always moving and if humidity is detected, it will extract it.

Hope this helps you understand how dehumidifiers function and what you can expect from them under given circumstances,. In fact, there may not be anything mechanically wrong with yours. But, to make sure, do what is suggested above to test the unit.

Apr 29, 2011 | Haier Dehumidifiers

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UNIT TURNS ON AND RUNS BUT NO WATER IS IN THE RESEVOIR BUCKET TO EMPTY, IT RUNS PERFECT BUT JUST DOES COLLECT ANY WATER AT ALL. UNIT IS ALMOST BRAND NEW, EVERYTHING STILL LOOKS NEW BUT WON'T COLLECT ANY...


The air intake filter may need cleaning. Also, check the humidity setting. You may have it set to low. In addition, it wouldn't hurt to check the drain tube or drain hole (whichever one your unit has) that's just above the bucket. You'll see it once you remove the bucket. It may be clogged and is not allowing the water to drain properly. Using a 18" long plastic Zip Tie or something similar (No wire coat hangers) that will comfortably fit into the hole ... Carefully and gently run it as far as you can into the drain hole or tube. The tricky part is when you reach the bend in the tube. So, tread carefully. Once you have it inserted as far possible, as you rotate the Zip Tie, slowly pull it out. Rotating it, will loosen any debris. Be prepared for water to follow.

If none of the above solves the problem, the compressor in the dehumidifier may be low on refrigerant gas and will need to be recharged.

Hope this helps you troubleshoot and solve the problem.

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There can be many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.


Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in

heatman101

Sep 07, 2010 | Haier HD456 Dehumidifier

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It runs and sounds normal but there is no water in the collection tray and the ambient air is notably damp


Sounds to me like you are low on refrigerant if you can hear the compressor running. Its not worth to pay to get this fixed unless you know someone who can do it for you, cheaper to get a new one
seth

Jul 29, 2009 | Haier HD456 Dehumidifier

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