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During the winter i turn the dehumidifier off. but when i turned it back onthis spring because you can feel the dampness in basement, it turns on but it does not absorb any water. i cleaned filter??? it turns on and sounds normal but it isn't taking any water in??? help

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Turn the machine on maximum and let it run for an hour or so. Then check the coils in the back with your hand. If they are not getting cold at all, then there is a significant problem with the refrigeration process in the unit. It may have developed a leak over the winter and allowed your refrigerant gas to escape, or there may be another internal problem with the compressor. Either way you will need to have it serviced by a fridge technician, or more likely just replaced with a whole new unit since both options will probably cost about the same.

You can click on the following link for a troubleshooting guide:

http://www.allergyconsumerreview.com/dehumidifier-advice-troubleshooting.html


Good luck.

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