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D50c the unit runs,however the bucket remains empty collecting no water.What should I do?

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  • pp1r May 29, 2008

    I have the same issue plus a bad smell from the unit

  • KARENA53 Jun 07, 2008

    D50C AND THE UNIT SEEMS TO RUN BUT NO WATER COLLECTS IN BUCKET AND THHE TOP OF THE UNIT FEELS HOT TO THE TOUCH

    THANKS FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN GIVE ME

  • YusufP Jun 11, 2008

    I have a same problem. I opened up the unit but don't see any frost on the coils. What else could be wrong?

  • lenahbo Jul 14, 2008

    The unit runs, but no water accumulates. It seems as if the fan is running but nothing else. The room temp is above 65, and there is no frost appearing on the coils. At least that would mean the unit is working but too cold. It runs, but I get nothing.

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Most dehumidifiers have a "Frost Guard" mounted on the condensor coil. If frost accumulates on the condensor coil the frost guard turns the compressor off until the frost melts, then comes back on again. For the dehumidifier to work properly, the surrounding (ambient), temperature must be higher than 65 degress. This temperature allows the moisture in the air to condense on the coils and drip into the reservoir without freezing up on the condensor coil. Also, if the humidity is too low, (below 45%), the same condition will occur. So it will help to keep the parameters in mind when you have this issue.

Thank you for your allowing me to advise you on this issue.

Dave E. (Illeagle)

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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