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Has power but full light tank light is on but the tank is empty although it does sometimes start for a few seconds . have purchased 2 of same model at same time (june 2010) and the other one is fine,please help

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Wayne, the condensation collection bucket may not be seated properly in the unit. Therefor, it does not make proper contact with the safety switch. Try reinstalling the bucket while the unit is ON.This will give you an indication if the safety switch is being triggered. The over all problem is in the safety switch. Also, make sure the unit is sitting level.

Hope this helped you solve the problem. Please be kind enough to take a moment and rate my response. Thanks!

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