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E9 is plugged drain line normally a ki nk in the hose or it’s pluged up

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Dehumidifiers seem to be prone to cabinet rattles because of vibration from the compressor.

Soleus... | Answered on May 10, 2020


https://www.amazon.com/HEAT-CONTROLLER-Comfort-Aire-Pint-Dehumidifier/dp/B000RE6X28

Comfort-Aire... | Answered on Apr 13, 2020


Have same issue with 3 year old Frigidaire dehumidifier purchased in 2012. Must unplug to stop compressor running with power switch turned off. Unit gets hot and smells. Unplugging creates arcs at outlet since unit is pulling a lot of power. Plugging back in after some hours will make it appear to run normally and again remove moisture but it will not shut off when the fan goes off (humidistat bad?) and the set-point is reached. Cannot leave plugged in due to safetty/fire/overheating concern. Have not found answer on this forum or any other so far.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Mar 22, 2020


Load to big for breaker , Faulty breaker , Short circuit on
dehumidifier .

Dehumidifiers | Answered on Mar 09, 2020


I suspect the drain hole or tube is clogged and needs to be cleaned out. Turn the unit OFF and remove the bucket. Look for a drain hole or tube at the top, where you removed the bucket. Using an 18" long, plastic Zip Tie (or something similar, that's flexible. NO wire coat hangers) that will fit into the hole or tube. Carefully insert it as far as you can, You will come to a bend in the tube, but try to gingerly move it past the bend. Once you have gotten it as far as the Zip Tie will allow, slowly remove it, while rotating it. This will dislodge any clogs. Be prepared for water to follow, once the Zip Tie is removed.

Hope this helped you to solve the problem, Lynn..

Heat Controller... | Answered on Mar 02, 2020


try manufacturer site or online search using make and model

Kenmore... | Answered on Feb 17, 2020


Your humidistat is stuck in the "on" position. Probably need to replace it.

Dehumidifiers | Answered on Jan 31, 2020


Google (whirlpool)(AD50GUSX)(manual) without parens OR contact Whirlpool directly to request.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Dec 23, 2019


Stop in at Aldi and find their support web address (on a product carton) and proceed from there.

Dehumidifiers | Answered on Dec 16, 2019


Your dehumidifier may lack sufficient refrigerant.

Dehumidifiers | Answered on Dec 11, 2019


Google (simplicity)(380)(manual) without parens for instructions.

Dehumidifiers | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


The drain tube or hole that drains into the bucket is probably clogged.

Turn the unit OFF and remove the bucket. Look in the cavity where the bucket was removed for a drain tube or drain hole. Using an 18" long plastic Zip Tie or something similar (No wire coat hangers) , that's appropriately sized to fit in the hole. Carefully feed the ZIP Tie into the hole or tube and thread it as far as you can. At some point the drain will curve, but you have to carefully get past this point. Once the Zip Tie has reached as far as it can, slowly pull it out while rotating it. This will loosen the clog. Once you have it half way out, be prepared for water to follow. This method should solve the problem.

Danby... | Answered on Dec 02, 2019

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