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Model DH404e/gd40e Dehumidifier run for about 3 to 5 min regards om mode then shut off

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  • codger_59 Jul 02, 2008

    i cleaned the filter and compressor coils then read a consumer report that the unit may need to be pluged directly into the wall outlet tryed this every thing working normal not sure what fixed it tks for your help

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Hi,
It might be worth checking the intake screen to make sure it isn't clogged with fluff. Also, the on / off switching is often linked in with an ice-detector and a humidity sensor and if either of these have come loose from where they should be problems may arise.
One rather unlikely possibility, from your description of the fault, is that the microswitch for the "bucket full" detector is defective.

I have one machine with a defective humidity sensor and it will only run when I select "continuous" running as opposed to "60% humidity".

If these suggestions do help you solve the problem, please give my reply a rating to help others judge my knowledge / guessing ability! If they do not, please add a comment with more details so I can try to help you further.
Cheers, D

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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