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How to remove the back off Delonghi dehumidifier dd50pe. Stuck around the handles.

5 back screws are out. Two side screws are removed, still the back is held tight around the handles. Thanks.

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  • David Mury Oct 20, 2019

    On the back there are two top screws, two middle screws, and one bottom screw. Make sure the hose attachment is off. On the front there are two bottom screws. Each side has one screw at the bottom (longer than the rest). Remove all that I have mentioned. You will need to wiggle the two halves apart but they will come. Once the back has been removed, there are two more screws on the inside that need to come out before you can get the front sleeve off. Good luck.

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SOURCE: Dehumidier Delonghi DH400P not removing any water from the air

Only thing I can tell you to do is to make sure that the evaporator in the back is ice and cold. If the evaporator is not cold the unit will never remove moisture from the air. And if that is the case you have a sealed system problem. The unit may have a leak so there is no gas in it. The compressor may not be working or the humidstat my not be working properly. So check those thigs out or if its under warrenty call for service.

Posted on Jul 12, 2007

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