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I own 2 DE 500P units and both units appear to have lost their refridgerent charges. They are only 2-3 years old, and only used for a few months/year. Is this a common occurance?

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Hi,
unfortunately yes... they make them to run just for a year... warranty....

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Posted on May 27, 2011

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Often times, a clogged filter will cause them to freeze up. Because, it's not getting enough air into the system to warm the coils. If you haven't cleaned the filter recently or regularly, that is more than likely the problem. Other than that, the ambient room temperature can play a role in it. If it's cooler than 41 degrees, the humidifier struggles. Same is true if it's over 93 degrees.

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Your dehumidifier is similar to a refridgerator or air conditioner. It has a compressor and coils, and a fan. Basically, the unit has to **** in air with it's fan, and as the humid air goes across the cold coils, the humidity condenses in to water. If the coils are not getting cold, they won't condense any water, or if the fan isn't running, or the coils are dirty. If you check your unit over, see if you can tell if anything isn't working. Make sure the control knob is set at the highest setting. If the compressor lost it;s refridgerant charge, and won't get cold, it isn't probably worth fixing

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It may have lost its charge of refrigerant. Check the warranty for sealed system, or if it is just the compressor which is covered. There are coils above the bucket area. Check for possible frost on only part of the coil. It is a sign that it has a leak at some point and has lost its refrigerant charge. If it lost all the gas there will be no frost nor condensation on the coils. Four years old and $75 bucks, its your choice.

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If it is not responding when you try to activate the shutoff button and are still not recieving an acknowledgement that the bucket is full you may hav a defective shutoff button. Try contacting the Manufacturer and see if you can purchase just the button. This i a common part and the price is usually reasonable. If you feel very technical inclined you can remove the button and touch the 2 wires together simulating a closed contact. The dehumidifier should now acknowledge the bucket is full. If you recieve the notification then the button is bad. If you found this solution helpful please rate it.

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