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Dehumidifier Goldstar dehumidifier Model # DH404EY5, S/N 503TAHQ03297 Fan will run and I assume the compressor is trying to run and the breaker trips. I dissassembled back of unit and compressor is very warm. Does this mean the compressor is bad, is there something else that needs replacing? or what. Pleasen respond to jpeabody@ecasd.k12.wi.us Thank you, do you know what kind of warranty. It is 2.5 years old.

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I would try to find an outlet on another circuit to see if maybe the problem is definately your dehumidifier, if it trips again then you know it is...If not then call an electrician..

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Could be the tempurature of the room you have it in. Make sure it is not operating in a room below 65 degrees F or 18 C

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If any machine is completely electrically dead it is a sign that there is no electrical voltage getting through to operate it. Using an electric meter it is a relatively easy task to find the point of differential voltages which would indicate where the open circuit is located. The blue green fluid found is from copper oxide and is not necessarily indicative of a refrigerant leak. Oil present would be an indicator of a refrigerant leak.

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Take cover off. First check the fuse on the circuit board. If it's blown replace it. That should get the motor running, the motor might be or is going out. If the motor is bad you'll have to replace the motor. If the fuse is good and the motor is good, unhook the wires on circuit board that go to the humidity control switch. If the unit comes on with the humidity control switch unhooked, you'll have to replace the humidity control switch. Sears has them for about $11.50. Hope this helps.

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your problem may be within your dehumidifier or it may be within the circuit breaker itself. I just replaced a faulty breaker this morning for a customer.

plug the dehumidifier into another plug which you are sure is working and also sure is not on the circuit you have been using. [turn that breaker off and you will know what it controls
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if the problem is the breaker, replace it. if the problem is the dehumidifier look for a poor connection, a bare wire touching the frame of the dehumidifier, a fryed wire, etc. good luck.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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