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I just purchased a Whirlpool dehumidifier that states it is a 25 pint item. What does the 25 pint refer to? Surely it is not the tank, as it only holds about 3.2 litres.

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I got a reply from a friend I also asked. Thank you.

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Tank is leaking water

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Where do I pour more water into it? It automatically shuts off when it runs out of water, I purchased it from a friend who did not have an owner's manual so I don't know where to add more water so it...

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How can I determine if the ac is removing the correct amount of moisture from the air?

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