Question about Maytag M7DH45B2A Dehumidifier

1 Answer

If I put this in my basement because of all the rain we've had, what should I set the knobs on? I don't have a manual

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,080 Answers

Here is a direct link to a user's manual for that model:

http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/content/pdfs/114658.pdf


To view the Owner's Manual with Operating Instructions just use your mouse to click on the link, which is the underlined and highlighted text just above. This will open a new web browser page automatically for you and allow you to view the information at the website indicated and the contents of the Owner's Manual.

You may need ADOBE READER installed on your computer to read PDF documents.
You can download this free at WWW.ADOBE.COM if necessary.
Click on the DOWNLOAD ADOBE READER button on right side of the ADOBE home page when you get there, then follow the onscreen instructions to install the software on your computer.

You can just run the unit at the stock settings initially and then after a day or two of operating, you can adjust the desired humidity level up or down if required. If you find that your coils are freezing up with ice, then the unit is running a little too much for the ambient conditions. You can always try adding a little heat to the room if necessary since a dehumidifier will not work well if the room is too cold.

Please comment back here to this page if you have any details to add, have any questions, have difficulty accessing the links, or just require further general assistance and I will respond as soon as I see it.

I hope that was helpful to you, good luck.

If you choose to rate this solution using the Thumbs Up scale provided, I thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Joe.

Posted on May 26, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I've misplaced the owner's manual on a DEN 500 P. What is a good basement setting for Summer in Central Ohio? Is a manual available on line?


I bought a cheap digital humidistat at Walmart to keep an eye on the humidity in my basement. I hung it on the wall not too near my dehumidifier. I have found that the settings on the dehumidifier are misleading, but I found a setting that keeps my humidity between 40% and 55% (at around 70 degrees), as measured by the humidistat.

Jun 04, 2012 | DeLonghi DE500P Dehumidifier

1 Answer

My husband saids run the dehumifier on low setting to take out dampness in the basement? I said no, run the dehumifier on higher setting like 50 or 60 to take more water out of he basement? What should...


Actually, your husband is correct. The settings reflect the amount of humidity you want to remain in the house. I really don't think you want to leave 50 to 60% humidity in the house.

35% removes the greatest amount of humidity.

Hope this helped answer your question and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Sep 16, 2011 | Haier HDN655E Dehumidifier

1 Answer

I have a Danby DDR5009REE Dehumidifier-is there any way to put a timer on it? I feel like it can't be good for it to run all the time and it is hard for me to get to the basement. I am not sure if I...


Actually, you don't need to add a timer. The model you have already has a timer built in. On the unit itself, as well as the hand held remote. So you can set it either way. Set the amount of time you want it to run, when it reaches that time, it will shut Off automatically. One of the most important things to remember is to clean the air intake regularly. At least once every two weeks.

In cae you have misplaced the Owner's Manual, I ave included a link to it that you can download and print for future reference.

http://www.danby.com/cms/uploads/products/en_manual/DDR5009,_6009,_7009REE_EFOM.pdf


I hope this helped you and saved you money at the same time. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Aug 20, 2011 | Danby DDR5009REE Dehumidifier

1 Answer

Hello, we are having some trouble with our Frigidaire dehumidifier model FDR30S1. It runs but is not pulling in any moisture. We've tried a few solutions but have not been successful thus far. What is...


Generally, most humidifiers work best between 60 -80 degrees . There is a model that is called a Low Temp model, that's designed for low temperatures in basements.

As far as your problem is concerned, there are 5 basic, yet solvable reasons for what you described. Please pay particular attention to numbers 1 & 2.

1. The humidity extraction level is set to HIGH. Lower it to 32-35%. If you have a manually
controlled unit, set the Manual Control Knob to Maximum.

2. Air intake filter is dirty or clogged. Turn unit OFF, & Unplug the
Unit, before removing to inspect & clean it, if necessary. If washed,
allow filter to completely dry before reinstalling. DO NOT operate
the unit without the filter.

3. Obstructed air flow. Maintain a minimum of 12 to 18" of clear air
space around the entire unit.

4. Cooling coils are dirty and need to be cleaned. Use warm water & dish washing liquid to
clean the coils. Rinse and wipe dry. Apply a light coating of WD40 to the coils.

5. Ambient air temperature at floor level is between 40 - 60 degrees.
dehumidifiers do not work well between those temperatures
(Unless, you have a Low Temp Unit). This applies mainly to
where the air temperature at floor level is colder than at shoulder
level
in basement applications. Raising the unit up off the floor,
onto a sturdy table, counter top, etc, that can handle the weight
of the unit, plus a full tank of water, will usually resolve this
problem.

If none of the above solves the problem, it may be a case of the compressor needs to be recharged with refrigerant gas or that the humidity condenser sensor has failed. These things usually occur in units that are 5 years old or older. It's rare in a unit younger than that. But, it can happen.


I hope this helps you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Jul 27, 2011 | Frigidaire FDR30S1 Dehumidifier

1 Answer

I've been reading the other questions on this website. Like many others, our 54501 dehumidifier turns on and all controls still work. We just cleaned the filter but it does not collect water. I read...


No, it may mean that you don't have the humidity extraction level set low enough. The lower the setting, the more humidity it will extract. Try setting the extraction level at 35%, to see if the compressor turns ON.

If yours is being used in a basement, the ambient air temperature at floor level is between 40 - 60 degrees. Dehumidifiers do not work well between those temperatures (Unless, you have a Low Temp Unit). This applies mainly to where the air temperature at floor level is colder than at shoulder level in basement applications. Raising the unit up off the floor, onto a sturdy table, counter top, etc, that can handle the weight of the unit, plus a full tank of water, will usually resolve this problem.

I hope this helps you further troubleshoot & solve the problem. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Jul 25, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

2 Answers

I have a 2 year old Frigidaire dehumidifier model FDM7051 and this summer when I turned it on it runs continuously with the fan moving normal amounts of air. The air filter and coils are clean and I have...


Don, unless your dehumidifier is a Low temperature model, that very well may be the problem.
The air temp in a basement at floor level is colder than that chest level. Dehumidifiers don't work well at temperatures at 40 degrees F or less. Raising the unit up off the floor on to a sturdy table, counter top, etc, that is strong enough to handle it's weight, plus a full tank of water, will generally solve the problem. The higher up you can safely put it, the better. Also, lower the humidity extraction level to 35%. As 50% is just not low enough in a basement application.

Hope this helps you to solve the problem.

Jul 20, 2011 | Frigidaire Dehumidifiers

1 Answer

I have West ponte Mdf 65 Ae BA8 dehumidifier 1 year old. Filter is clean. It worked last summer but now after the winter it is running fine but no water is comming in the bucket eventhough basement is...


You may have the humidity/moisture level set to high. Try lowering it to 35%. Or if you don't have a LED Screen on your unit, turn it to maximum.

In addition, most dehumidifiers don't work well if the air temperature is between 40 & 60 degrees F. Keep in mind, the temperature at floor level in a basement is colder that the air temperature at chest high level. Raising the unit up, off the floor on something sturdy enough to handle the weight (with a full tank of water) and the vibration, may help.

Hope this helps you to troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

Jun 03, 2011 | Dehumidifiers

1 Answer

The unit runs but does not collect water...it just runs. I've left it on for several hours. In the meantime, my basement is very moist with a lot of humidity from all the rain we've had. Even my...


the units low on refrigerant or freon,its normal for these to lose their charge after 2-3 years of use,i repaired a lot of these over the years,a couple of B.P.V.'s and about 9 ozs. of whatever type of refrigerant or freon and they will go another couple of years, all for about $50.00

Jun 01, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

1 Answer

I have one of your dehumidifiers and it turns on but we do not get any water out of it I have had for a few years but it was only used one year and it worked great when we went to use it again we got no...


If you haven't clean the air intake filter since you've had it. More than likely that's the problem. A dirty filter makes the dehumidifier strain to take in the moist air and it just can't keep up.

If you don't have your Owners Manual to guide you through the process. You can download one online, from Sears Parts Central.

Hope this helped you to solve the problem.

Apr 27, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag M7DH45B2A Dehumidifier Logo

301 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Dehumidifiers Experts

Michael Van Der...
Michael Van Der...

Level 2 Expert

66 Answers

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

587 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

Are you a Maytag Dehumidifier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...