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Royal sovereign DDH400C not working

Disconnected unit in fall. Now I tried to start it up and nothing. No light on the dial face, no reason to think it is even getting power. Am not sure of the age as it was given to us couple years ago. Underside looks very new and hardly used. Any advise?? Did not really understand the "harness" that triggered the unit to activate. The bucket removal did not always work when removing and inserting it back into place. We then just affixed a hose piece and let it run to the drain not using the bucket. Help

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  • gggolden Aug 19, 2008

    Was working fine. Then auto stop failed and there was overflow. Worked after that for a week or so, but now when I press "on" switch nothing happens. I tried plugging into different outlet, to no avail??



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You haven't specified your location so I don't know what domestic power plugs look like in your neck of the woods. I'm in Scotland. If there is a replaceable fuse in the power plug I would check that, and any screws that secure the wire ends to the plug terminals.

There is a microswitch in there somewhere which is triggered by the bucket being correctly installed and not full. If that isn't happy then the machine probably wont run.

There's a couple of things to start with.
If these suggestions do help you solve the problem, please give my reply a rating to help others judge my guessing skills :-)
If they do not, please add a comment with more details so I can try to help you further. Cheers, D

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