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Our model is the AHM40LKG1. It was working fine . . . then we pulled out the tray to empty it while is was still running and the fan still works but it is taking out much less water (barely taking out any) since then

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The fan on my bqdd122fw is not working check light comes on all filers are clean and tank is empty and secure


the fact that the fan wont run , is a tip off that (barring the fan has gottn stuck) the water collection bucket float switch has gotten out of adjustment , this might require a little trial and error to see just what posisition this little device needs to be in for the unit to run

Dec 17, 2014 | Dehumidifiers

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My dehumidifier full light is on but the unit is empty and the fan motor won't work. Is there a way to reset it? Is that why the fan motor won't work?


This is generally causes by improperly installing the water collection bucket after removing it to empty it. Or the float valve in the top ow the water bucket s stuck in the "UP" position. Some Maytag models have a float control that moves from left to right, depending on how much water you want it to collect, before having to empty it. It may be stuck in the center position and needs to be moved left or right.

When installing the bucket, be sure that it fits into the holder "squarely" from top to bottom and makes contact with the bucket removal safety switch at the back of the bucket holder. When installed properly, the bucket should not tilt down at the bottom.

Hope this helps you and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Aug 06, 2011 | Maytag Dehumidifiers

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Compressor runs and you can feel the the heat exchanger cool, but the fan doesn't run and no water comes out of the drain hose, the full indicator light works fine


The fan has to run or the moisture will freeze on the coil, try to help the fan motor turn reach in and the blade a flick in any direction and then pull your long skinny helper out and watch the fan it may just run or give you a idea whats up. They get dirty and I'm sure that it worked last time. Nothing fancy but it might help.

Jul 02, 2011 | Kenmore 54351 Dehumidifier

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Has been running fine. my daughter emptied it yesterday morning and didn't put the catch container back in the machine properly and a red light (small round) on top left of machine was on when I went...


Actually, the fan shouldn't be working if the water bucket is not installed properly. So, I believe it's more of a case of the electronic controls need to be reset.

To accomplish this, turn the Master ON/OFF Switch to OFF and unplug the unit for 15 minutes.
After the time as elapsed, plug the unit in and turn the Master ON/OFF Switch to ON. The Bucket Full light should not, now be ON. And the unit can function as it should, after you reset the controls for maximum humidity extraction (32 - 35%).

Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

Jun 13, 2011 | Danby DDR586R Dehumidifier

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Dehumidifier isn't not removing humidity. Fan and lights are working, but the water container remains empty. It is not pulling water from air. I think that the heating element may not be working.


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

heatman101

May 25, 2011 | DeLonghi DE500P Dehumidifier

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Self drain is not working. I have to empty the


Assume you have a line to drain, line is probably clogged with sediment/lint from drain tray where it connects there. try blowing or backflushing the line at the drain end.

Dec 31, 2009 | Frigidaire Dehumidifiers

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Everything seems to run fine, just hasn't pulled a drop of water


remove the back airfilter, and touch the tubes while the unit is running, if nice and cold, all is well, there just isnt any moisture there. but if compressor is running and tubes are warm , means freon/coolant has leaked out

Jul 22, 2009 | LG LHD65EBL Dehumidifier

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Unit works fan runs lights turn on but no water in the bucket,


Some units use the condensate water to cool down the condenser coil. This is why no water is present. If water is leaking from the unit or you are still sceptical about this problem, I would call for service.
Mat

Jul 16, 2009 | Whirlpool Gold AD70USS 70 Pint Per Day...

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Fan runs, but compressor does not start


Hi,
There are many reasons for a dehumidifier2_bing.gif to not work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier2_bing.gif.

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

heatman101

Jul 05, 2009 | Danby DDR586R Dehumidifier - 58 Pints...

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The coils frost up for Kenmore dehumidifier model 580.53701300 even the temp is > 70. the fan works fine. there is a few water in the water bucket. the humidity> 65%.


check the drain tube for blockage, maybe run a small rubber hose to clear out blockage so condensation can drain freely. Worth a try worked for me

May 03, 2009 | LG LD65EL Dehumidifier

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