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Fedder 65 pint dehumidifier model # A7DH65B2A

I can't get this unit to work. The fan runs but never any water. It is in my wet basement so I know there is a need. Any suggestions will be appreciated. unit runs but doesnt collect any water. have tried different setting but none rork. doesnt ice up and is clean.

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Hi,
If you haven't done so already, try removing and cleaning the inlet filter screen which is almost certainly just behing the inlet grille. If this is blocked with fluff then no moist air will get to the cold pipes, so little or no water will be extracted. There's also a chance that the humidity sensor is clogged with fluff, so fooling the system into thinking the room is pretty dry.

Is the compressor running? A running compressor can usually be detected as a deep throbbing from the machine.
If it is running, but not cooling the pipes, then you may have lost the refrigerant from the system via a leak. If the air coming out of the machine is warm (caused by the compressor running) but there is no water produced this is usually the cause.

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

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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