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Fan will not come on.

LHD45EL Dehumidifier. Fan will not come on. The compressor is running and building pressure but then shuts off after it gets really hot. Is there a fuse on the machine somewhere or do I need to replace the fan.

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The fan has to run if the compressor is running as the fan assists in removing the heat from the condenser coil. Can you spin the fan by hand? If there is full power(120 volts) to the fan and it isn't running then the fan motor is bad. Also, if the fan motor has a run capacitor this could keep the fan from running(if the capacitor is defective) so look for this first.

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  1. My 70 pint Danby was found dead and pieces of the fan all over in and out., Got a new fan but motor would not run it works fine now Why did the fan break. fixed a 200 dollar machine for a little over 50.00 .and a cou;ple of hours of my labor. J F Sample

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