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The full bucket light stays on yet no water is collected


if water full light stays on the compressor wont start and remove water from air , investigate why light stays on ? is bucket really full? is sensor knocked out of its fragile holder ? is bucket all the way inside machine so that sensor is connected ?

Jul 04, 2014 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

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Why does blower wheel stop on Frigidaire dehumdifier?


Good Afternoon Desi,

I understand that the blower wheel is not spinning on your Frigidaire dehumidifier, model# FAD504DUD. I also see that the compressor will stay on unless the dehumidifier is unplugged. I suggest you contact the manufacturer for further assistance. They can possibly clarify why the compressor stays on and why the blower fan is not working. If not, they should at least be able to point you in the right direction of having your dehumidifier working. Hope this is helpful.

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WP

May 30, 2014 | Frigidaire FAD504DUD White Energy Star 50...

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DEHUMIDIFER WONT START


empty the tank, and clean the dust off of the condenser in the front or clean the filter. if it still won't turn on, may have a bad sensor or a siezed compressor.

May 09, 2012 | Midea Dehumidifiers

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I have two of these dehumidifiers. They won't go on automatically. I don't understand the settings. One of them won't stay on at all. It runs and then shuts off.


As per your problem, that the dehumidifier shuts offautomatically - If yourdehumidifier froze, the compressor will shut off automatically. Allow the iceto melt before emptying the tank and restart the dehumidifier. Hope this will help you. Good Luck.

Jul 08, 2011 | Haier 65-Pint Dehumidifier

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Compressor won't start,can hear circuit breaker clicking out. Fan runs okay,gauges reading okay.


Hi,
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

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

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Jun 06, 2011 | Fedders A7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

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How do i know if dehumidifer is is low on freon not taking much water out of air


Hi, Usually if it is low it will start to freeze up but if you have a freeze control unit then the compressor just won't run much...
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

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

May 19, 2011 | Soleus CFM-40 Dehumidifier

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Unit Changes Speed While Running


It may be slowing when the compressor starts, you may want to check the outlet it's plugged in to.

Jun 17, 2010 | Kenmore 53701 Dehumidifier

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The Kenmore 106.955501 dehumidifier works well when first started, coils get cold quickly, fan runs, air moves well. after 1 hr when the compressor needs to kick back on, the lights on that circuit dim and...


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The compressor will not start when it is hot or it is no longer bleeding the pressure off fast enough on the high side of the refrigeration system and it cannot start under the load. The start relay and capacitor could also be bad...that would give the same symptoms...


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http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in


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May 01, 2010 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

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LG LHD30 the compressor does not cycle on


Compressor won’t Start
The Main reasons that this will happen
1 - A bad run capacitor (silver or metal capacitor)
It’s either shorted, grounded or open.
If it’s shorted a lot of times it will bulge out, (sometimes slightly)
2 - A bad start kit ( plastic capacitor and Relay connected to it )
The capacitor is either shorted or open
The relay either has an open coil between terminals #1 and #5
Or the relay is stuck.
Any time you change the capacitor or relay you should change
the other, especially if they are over a year old.
3 - A loose, burnt or disconnected wire
4 - Wired wrong
5 Compressor is open (windings burnt open)
6 Low on charge not getting enough cooling back to compressor, (Feel top of compressor to see if it’s hot it shouldn‘t be)
7 Some compressors have a black plastic overload under the compressor cap which could be bad.

Aug 07, 2009 | LG DH30 GoldStar Dehumidifier

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Humidifier compressor does not stay on more than 1-2 minutes


Sounds like bad relay on compressor or bad compressor. There is only so far you can go yourself without knowledge in electrical and AC units. Suggest you call a service tech or if you can take it to service cemter near you. Russ

Jul 24, 2009 | Kenmore 5230 Dehumidifier

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