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Noise when unit runs a few seconds after turned noise sounds like the fan is striking something. when attempt to remove the back panel, it will not release so that I can inspect the rear of the unit. All six screws were removed. The manual has been misplaced.

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    The noise you hear is the fan which pulls air through the condenser core, puliing heat away from the condenser core and causing moisture on the core to condense into droplets. The bearing has gone out and the fan shaft and blade are moving back and forth. The fan unit will have to be replaced. The fan is removed with great difficulty; however replacements can be found on line.

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Based on the information provided above, I am unable to provide a positive solution to your issue. I have provided some common solutions to help guide you in your search.

Most dehumidifiers have access to the fan through the front.


Below is a link to download pdf.format user's manuals. You must register to access the information, (free). You will need the information off the product data tag, then enter:
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Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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