Your new dehumidifier is designed to give you many years of
dependable service. This section tells you how to clean and care
for your dehumidifier properly. Call your local authorized dealer
for an annual checkup. Remember… the cost of this service call
is your responsibility.
NOTE: Have an authorized service technician clean and service
the interior coils of your product annually.
1. Turn off dehumidifier.
2. Dust front grille and side panels with a soft brush or the
dusting attachment of your vacuum cleaner.
Every few weeks, rinse the inside of the water bucket with a mild
detergent to prevent growth of mold, mildew and bacteria.
Repairing Paint Damage
If cabinet paint chips, you can touch up the paint with a good
grade of enamel paint to prevent rust.TROUBLESHOOTING
You can solve many common dehumidifier problems easily, saving you the cost of a service call. Try the suggestions below to
see whether you can solve your problem without outside help.
Dehumidifier will not run
■Is the dehumidifier turned on? Turn o n de humi dif ier.
■Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong
outlet? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. See “Electrical
■Has a fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?
Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. See “Electrical
■Is bucket installed properly? Reinstall bucket.
■Does bucket need to be emptied? Empty bucket.
Ice forms on coils
■25-pint dehumidifiers do not have an automatic deicer (see
model and serial number label for capacity). If ice forms on
coils, unplug dehumidifier until ice melts and room
■All other models have an automatic deicer that will shut off
the compressor and allow the fan to run. This reduces the ice
buildup on the coils. The compressor will cycle back on when
the deicer senses the correct operating temperature.
Dehumidifier runs but does not dehumidify
■Do you have control type 2 or 3? Units with these control
types have a deicer that will shut off the compressor and
allow the fan to run. When the deicer senses the correct
operating temperature, the compressor will cycle back on.
■Do you have control type 3? You have selected AUTO DRY™
control. The dehumidifier has sensed the humidity level has
reached the humidity setting and turned off. It will restart
when the humidity level increases.
Air coming from dehumidifier is warm
■Dehumidifier will put out warm air under normal operating