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Dehumid. was working, went to empty it and now it acts like it has no power

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2011

    Thank you but I have done this and made sure it was in correct, no luck. Anything else?

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If you mean you emptied it, and replaced the holding tank and now it doesn't work ... The holding tank probably didn't activate the safety trigger. Remove the tank and reinstall it, making sure that the tank triggers the safety switch. That should solve the problem.

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

  • Rich Landrum Apr 06, 2011

    Wow, what I suggested is generally the problem 95% of the time. First, turn the Master On/Off Switch to OFF and unplug the unit. Then, check the receptacle that unit was plugged into, to make sure it's still active and the circuit breaker for it hasn't been tripped. If that checks out fine, leave the unit unplugged for 12 - 15 minutes and then plug it back in. Turn the Master On/Off Switch to ON and set the controls as you normally would. If the unit now operates as it should, that 12 -15 minute timeout, allowed it to reset itself and you're ready to go.
    Please keep me advised and don't forget to rate my responses to you. Thanks.

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