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Hampton Bay Dehumidifier Model# HB50

I'm having a problem with our Dehumidifier in the basement. It's the typical portable basement unit. The unit kicks on and off every 10 seconds. It sounds like the condensor is kicking out, but I'm not sure if it's the capacitor or the condensor. Can you help?

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  • Anonymous Jul 09, 2008

    The compressor motor comes on for about 2 secs and turns off...this is repeated about every 30 sec or so.

  • nomimartin Sep 06, 2008

    I am having the exact same problem with my Hampton Bay HB50 Deshumidifier. I was wondering if replacing the capacitor fixed the problems?

    Thank you


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The anti-icing switch is bad, I have seen several of these fail. No longer available from HB but pretty generic:

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=a14b5i399039&PartID=399039

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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I have a Haier Dehumidifier HD 451-T runs but no water is in bucket. What makes the compressor turn on nothing is cold in the unit when it runs.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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