20 Most Recent Danby DDR5009REE Dehumidifier Questions & Answers


SETTING THE MACHINE TO TURN ON
1. Make sure the dehumidifier is plugged in but turned off.
2. Press the button with the clock symbol below it.
3. Press the up arrow to set how many hours until you want the machine to turn ON. If you have pressed the button for more hours than you wanted then press the down arrow to lower the number of hours.
4. After you have stopped pressing the arrow buttons the display will return to the original display showing temperature and relative humidity.
5. After the above steps are completed the dehumidifier will turn ON in the number of hours that you have set (programmed).

SETTING THE MACHINE TO TURN OFF
1. Make sure the dehumidifier is plugged in and running. You should hear the fan blowing for sure.
2. Press the button with the clock symbol below it.
3. Press the up arrow to set how many hours until you want the machine to turn OFF. If you have pressed the button for more hours than you wanted then press the down arrow to lower the number of hours.
4. After you have stopped pressing the arrow buttons the display will return to the original display showing temperature and relative humidity.
5. After the above steps are completed the dehumidifier will turn OFF in the number of hours that you have set (programmed).

Danby DDR5009REE... | Answered on Apr 20, 2013


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.

Danby DDR5009REE... | Answered on Aug 20, 2011


No, that would probably leak too. What you need to do, is go to your local hardware store or home center (Plumbing Dept) and purchase a female to male connector. The female end is to connect to the unit's male hose connection and the other (Male) end, needs to be the same size for garden hose connection. Make sure that you use an appropriately sized washer for the Female end.

Hope this helped you. Please let me know. Thanks.

Danby DDR5009REE... | Answered on Jun 15, 2011


If the machine's compressor runs when you switch it on, then 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 and allowed your refrigerant gas to escape, or there may be another internal problem with the compressor. Either way you would need to have it serviced by a fridge technician, or more likely just replaced with a whole new unit since both options can potentially cost about the same.

If the unit runs normally and the coils are getting cold, then make sure they are not totally icing up which will impede the unit's performance.
If your dehumidifier is freezing up then that probably means it is actually working well. The humidity level in the room is probably just relatively low and you probably have the unit turned up too high for the conditions.

Try turning down the setting on the unit so that it cycles on and off every few hours and does not run continuously.

Also try using some warm soapy water to clean off any dust or oily residue from the cooling coils in the rear of the unit.

The ambient temperature in the room may also be a bit too low, so you can try adding some heat to the room if necessary. A dehumidifier will not work properly if the ambient air temperature is too low. Basically, the warmer and more humid the room is, the better they work.Since warm air rises, you can even try lifting the unit higher up off the cold floor onto a bench or table where the air is warmer.

You can click on the following link for a general operating and troubleshooting guide with additional tips on effective dehumidifier operation:

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

Hope that was helpful. Thank you very much and good luck.


Joe.

Danby DDR5009REE... | Answered on May 24, 2011




Hi,


There are many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.


Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

Danby DDR5009REE... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011


The drain tube or hole that drains into the bucket is probably clogged.

Turn the unit OFF and remove the bucket. Look in the cavity where the bucket was removed for a drain tube or drain hole. Using an 18" long plastic Zip Tie or something similar (No wire coat hangers) , that's appropriately sized to fit in the hole. Carefully feed the ZIP Tie into the hole or tube and thread it as far as you can. At some point the drain will curve, but you have to carefully get past this point. Once the Zip Tie has reached as far as it can, slowly pull it out while rotating it. This will loosen the clog. Once you have it half way out, be prepared for water to follow. This method should solve the problem.

Danby... | Answered on Jun 26, 2020


try searching for " Danby dehumidifier model DDR070BBCBD8"

Danby... | Answered on Oct 28, 2019


Be careful. i do not know. set at highest setting and let it run. while running, reduce setting to the lowest over a few minutes. at a lower setting you should be able to tell that the compressor has started. run it for 5 minutes, then
unplug your machine. next, feel the cooling coils to see if they are very cold. if they are not cold, your unit needs to be serviced.

Danby... | Answered on Oct 02, 2019


i don't know. my generic unit will do similar if i don't have the units moisture level set at a lower number. consider
using your lowest setting as a test.

Danby... | Answered on Oct 01, 2019


No, these are throw away items. It will cost more to repair than getting a new one.

Danby... | Answered on Sep 03, 2019

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