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After the first year of owning this product it trips the breaker every time I turn it on. I have tried plugging it in to a different circuit and does the samething to that breaker also. What should I try next.... ?

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From what you described there is an electrical short or overloading problem within the dehumidifier.You should also check the cord and the plug from the unit, to be sure it's not worn or cracked. Look at the prongs of the plug. Are they damaged or bent?

To really attempt in-depth troubleshooting, you will need your Owners Manual , which hopefully would show a wiring schematic and a multi-meter circuit tester. I can tell you this, your humidifier was not manufactured by Maytag, It was manufactured by Fedders for Maytag.

The easiest thing you can do yourself, is check the the above, as well as filter (Does it need cleaning?) Remove the bucket and inspect the trigger mechanism for wear or damage. And if all else fails, contact Bob McIvor, Service Technician, 609-662-5323 for the Fedders Company. If you have your Proof of Purchase, there may be some warranty coverage left for parts, if needed.

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