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Dehumidifier fan never shuts off. The only time

Dehumidifier fan never shuts off. The only time it goes off is if I set the timer. But then it never comes back on even if the humidity is high. Is this the way this product works. Can only wonder how having this fan run all day and all night runs up our electric bill.

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Your humidistat is bad you can go to appliancepart pros.com and enter model number or call them they are really helpful

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I do believe this one of those models that uses one display for both setting of humidity level and the timer , make sure you are viewing the timer function and not the humidity function , this is a very common complaint with these type as many times one sets the on time correct but then sets what they believe to be off time when they really are adjusting the humidity room level , there should be tiny lights that show function you are adjusting

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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.

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Is there any way to run automatically. . . where when it reaches humid per cent it shuts off? Can you rig to run for x hrs. per day and then shut off and restart the next day?


Norman, once the unit reaches the extraction level you have it set for, the unit will turn OFF automatically. However, depending on the humidity level in your home, it may take several cycles of running and emptying the bucket until it reached. After that, it should turn OFF, once the level is reached. Then when the humidity level rises above the setting it's on, it will start up again.

Since your unit is a Manually Controlled unit, there's no safe way to "rig' it to run on with a timer. The plug in wall timers are not rated high enough to handle the load of the dehumidifiers operation. Trying to use one, would fry the timer and possibly the dehumidifier.

If you want all the features you mentioned, you will need to purchase a new electronically controlled dehumidifier.

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Just purchased a Danby dehumidifier (model # DDR6O11R). I was wondering when the dehumidifier reaches the programmed level of humidity (example: 40%). Is the unit suppose to shut off completely? I believe...


Depending on which mode you have the unit set on, will determine if it shots OFF entirely or the fan continues to run. In the Constant or Continual mode, the compressor will turn OFF, once the humidity extraction level has been reached. But, the fan will continue to operate, in an effort to keep the air circulating, so that if the humidity level rises, the compressor will turn ON and start extracting again.

In Timed Mode (usually 2 hour or 4 hour) , when the compressor turns OFF the fan does too.

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

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The dehumidifier runs for a few minutes and then shuts down. The humidity indicator shows that the humidity is 75% high in the room that it sits and I have it set for 40%. I'm thinking that it's a timer...


Hi,
There are many reasons why a dehumidifier willnot work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrongwith their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

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Programming timer


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).

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Ijust bought a danby dehumidifier ddr5009. The compressor works fine but the fan never stops running. Even if I set the timer on standby.


This dehumidifier is built in such a way that the fan runs all the time;however the compressor works only when it is needed. These infos are not specified in the booklet. It does not work like the old ones.

Sep 10, 2009 | Danby Dehumidifiers

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Thanks


I went back and rechecked. If the fan mode is selected, you can only set the fan at one of the three speeds. If you leave it in the fan mode, the dehumidifier will not come on.

Once the fan speed is selected, it will run at that speed in the dehumidifier mode. The fan will keep running, even when the dehumidifier (compressor) shuts down.

The only way to get it to turn off is to use the clock setting, which either selects how long it stands-by before starting , or how long it will run before going back to stand-by. DeLonghi calls it "stand-by," we would call it "off." DeLonghi calls unplugged "off."

I've never turned mine to stand-by, because it will never get my entire house down to 30% humidity (I have it where my air handler returns air to the basement). I live in the greater DC Metro area, where 75% humidity is considered extremely dry.

Apparently the normal mode of operation is fan on unless awaiting a clock start, or encountering a clock shut-down; either condition puts it into the "stand-by" mode.

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