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Drain pump lift

Can you extend to drain line up to 8 foot obove the floor? Will the stock pump lift that high?

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Hi mate I dont think it would work because the pump would not empty out all the water then you would find your machine to be stinking the height of any machine hose should be at least 2.5 feet

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Don't think so but ck owners manual to be sure

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Just purchases the DD50PC. Set the pump to continuous, hooked the hose to the slop sink in basement approx 8 feet, pump running fine but when looked at it the next day the pump had shut off and the tank...

The reason this happened may be two fold. Either the hose is clogged or the length of hose is to long and then has to go up hill into the slop sink. The owner's Manual says the pump is rated for an 8 foot lift. However, what I have discovered is that rating, does not take friction loss in to account.

Try moving the unit closer to the sink and shorten the hose about a foot or two. Actually, a floor drain would be perfect, if you have one in your basement.

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Bought a Delonghi dd50pc dehumifier last week for my basement and I have the hose going uphill and out a window but the pump always shuts off after 3-4 minutes, filling the tank instead. Now when I lay...

You really answered your own question. The pump in the dehumidifier only has so much water lift capacity. By trying to run it up and out, you have exceeded the maximum lift capacity. Using a floor drain or even a bathtub drain in the basement will probably work, as long as the hose is not to long.*
However, if you can use a floor drain, there's no need to use the pump function. You can use the continuous drain on the back of the unit. using the drain hose provided for that application.

*The 13 ft lift capacity noted in the Owner's Manual includes whatever length of hose you're using to get to the window. As there is some friction loss involved. But, they fail to point that out.

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How to install a power steering high pressure line on a 1998 olds 88 regency

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I have a Maytag dehumidifier M7DH45B2A, and want to connect a drain hose, as opposed to using the bucket as we always have. What kind of hose, and do I just remove the bucket and hook up to the same...

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Dehumidifier pump assembly conveniently attaches the pump kit to you dehumidifier. connect a run hose to a nearby sink, pump, or floor drain. this pump will push water through a hose to up to 18 vertical feet for drainage through a window.
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If you can gravity feed it and can get a hose around the output pipe then any flexible hose will work that is slightly larger than the output pipe.

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I have the same question....since I own a cabin with no basement floor drains. I have to pump my washer discharge to a main level drain.

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OE Error

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