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Usually due to dirty filters or maybe a drain tube blocked.. Or sometimes the casing is damaged & the lining has moisture in it. Therefore when the device is running, it freezes the moisture in the lining.. If it's the drain tube, you might be able to clean it with a long bit of wire & some bleach.. That can kill any mold thats grown in the drain.. Let me know how you go..

Posted on May 23, 2008

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Iced over


I thnk you are expecting too much from your machine. DO NOT RUN IT WHEN IT IS FROZEN!

This is what I would do. Slow down the process. You shuld be agle to select the % humidity you seek. Set it high, say 90. Get another fan in your basement working to sirculate the air. When your machine has achieved this goal without excessive running and freezing, go to 85% or 80%. It may help if you direct a small fan at the coil that freezes.

Are you certain your machine drains properly? Hose to a sump pump? Is the sump pumping properly?

And lastly, you may want to add a second machine. I operate two in my basement and they keep it 50% in the summer. My basement is about 4000 cubic feet.

I hope this helps you

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