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The bucket of my Dehumidifier is filling up with water.

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  • cbrews May 07, 2008

    Sorry, I meant to say that the bucket is not filling up with water.

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That is what it is designed to do. Most dehumidifiers come with a hose connection on the bucket. To use this hose connection there is a knock-out inside the connection where the hose attaches that must be removed. The alternative is to empty the bucket when it gets full. Most Dehumidifiers are set up with a switch that will shut it down when the bucket gets near to full.

Posted on May 05, 2008

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    James Helmer May 13, 2008

    If everything is operating and you are not getting water out of it your system could be low on refrigerant charge. If it is low on charge it has a refrigerant leak at some point in the system.

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SOURCE: Problme in the dehumidifier not filling the bucket.

the unit has a sealed system issue in one of the coils, need to get it to a service company that services the brand that you have

Posted on May 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Dehumidifier Error?

Your bucket full switch may be defective. If you are capable, bypass it since you are draining to another place other than the bucket.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Problem with draining water through hose

I raised mine up on a platform about 6 inches, and now mine works fine. Don't know why this is necessary, but atleast it works now.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Danby continuous water flow will

Please try the following:
1) Remove the bucket.
2) You will notice a round outlet/spout where the water drips from into the bucket.
3) Remove the plug from the backside of the unit (you will now see a hole to the bucket area).
4) Feed a hose through the hole from the back and attach the end of the hose to the round outlet/spout.
5) Place the other end of the hose on a floor drain outlet.
6) Put the bucket back into the unit.

When the unit is turned on, the water will now flow through the hose instead (into the floor drain). When you want to use the bucket again to capture the water, you will need to remove the hose.

I hope that helps.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier no water in bucket

may have lost ref charge check name plate for type of ref with 12 and 22 cost of gas cost proh. check tubing in rear should be ice cold to gather condensate if not probably lost gas

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Are you supposed to put water in the bucket of the

The dehumidifier condenses the water on its coils and then it drips into the bucket. Dump out all of the water when the bucket is full. This model has a light that tells you when it is full. If the dehumidifier gets ice on the coils, it needs repair (low refrigerant).

I hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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