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Haier dehumidifer HD656E

Directions unclear: states "when stop the model, please be noticed that you should restart it at least 3 minutes later, which is benefit foe the machine" (clearly written elsewhere)........does this mean we HAVE to restart it 3 minutes later or does it mean IF we shut it off we shouldnt start it up again until at least 3 minutes have elapsed? i think it means the latter..that if we turn it off we shouldnt restart it for at least 3 minutes....any help is appreciated. thanks

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I believe there is some type of internal timer. If you turn it on before the timer is expired the lights will come on but the fan/compressor will not start. I will then come on automatically after a few minutes.

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What you think it means is exactly what it does mean. When a running unit is shut off it should not be restarted until the system pressures have had time to balance out so the compressor can restart without difficulty.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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