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My GE dehumidifier (AHM40LKG1) says its full and its completely empty. I also cleaned the filter. There is a green P2 lit up.

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SOURCE: polar wind dehumidifier: p1 or p2 code after emptying tank.

P1 error indicates that:

  1. The water tank on the side of the unit is full.
  2. The water tank in not properly seated in the housing.
  3. The switch at the back of the water tank housing is not engaged or is loose

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SOURCE: Maytag Dehumidifier will not run. Indicator light says "full"

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P1 and P2 error codes


Danby's Consumer Help Line (1-800-263-2629) is always busy. So, I called their General number: 419-425-8627. The receptionist transferred my call to their Service dept. My call was answered in 2 minutes.

The Service Rep. described the following code for my dehumidifier model (DDR657EE):
P1 = Defrosting: the unit will go into Defrost mode periodically to ensure that the parts are working at the right operating temperature. It should be in Defrost (P1) mode for only a brief period of time. If the unit is in Defrost (P1) mode continuously for a couple of hours (or more), then you should call Danby Service for further assistance.

He had no documentation of a P2 code for my model.

He also described other General Codes (applicable to most Dehumidifier/Humidifier models):
E1 = Not enough water
E2 = Not draining
E3 = Water temperature too cool
E4 = Overflow Switch activated
E6 / E7 = Problem with Temperature Sensor

I hope that helps.

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