Sometimes a failure of this sensor assembly can cause the control board to produce an error code and often turn on the bucket is full light erroneously. Also, you may be able to activate or bend the switch slightly with your finger to solve the problem. The serial number can be seen when the bucket is removed. In some models this will cause the compressor to shut off, allow the ice to melt could be an hour or so , restart, refreeze, and the cycle continues with no water being removed and the electrical costs mounting. Dehumidifier Freezes Up Is your dehumidifier freezing up? If there is a specific failure with the control board it may interpret the status of the level switch as being full, when in fact it is not, and therefore shut off the compressor and the motor and turn on the indicator light. If there is no air movement from the unit, it is possible that the fan motor may have burned out.
I purchased a 70 pint Idylis dehumidifier August, 2014 Model 0526011. Clip the leads to the terminals on the switch. This is why we recommend a for areas of the country where the temperature can fluctuate down to 40 degrees at night. Humidity Control--- This controls the moisture in the room. After disconnecting the power cord, you can also: 1 Remove the cover and clean the condenser and moisture-collecting evaporator coils. The sensor wasn't flush with the end so I had a little room.
Instalación adecuada del deshumidificador Deje al menos un espacio de unos 30 centímetros a cada lado de la unidad para permitir una buena circulación de aire. If you determine your dehumidifier is part of the recall, it is strongly recommended that you immediately turn off the device, unplug the unit to prevent any power from entering, and proceed with the return process through the above online portal. Just keep track of all the screws. Make sure that the float assembly can move or pivot freely and that it will actuate the level switch when the bucket is full. If your dehumidifier shows no signs of life whatsoever: Be sure it is plugged into a working outlet and is turned on. The sensors provide information to the electronic control where it is used to cycle the compressor and the fan motor on and off as required, and to provide defrosting when needed. Anything that prevents room air from freely moving through the unit can cause the dehumidifier to freeze up.
Plug in the power plug properly. Photo Credit: How to Find Out if Your Dehumidifier Was Recalled The confusing part for many consumers is that there were a wide variety of different pint-size units affected, ranging from 20-70 pint capacity, that were sold by eleven different brands. We bought ours from Compact Appliances, and you have the record of exactly which model you shipped to us. Follow up with the hydrogen peroxide, following the same methods. Unfortunately, in some units, the compressor does not shut off and stays on and the frost on the coils becomes ice that blocks the airflow and eventually burns out the motor. And if the temperature of the air blowing over the coils is too cool, this condensation will freeze on the coils. Este símbolo indica notas especiales.
Air movement is the key to help stopping humidity. You can do this with a volt-ohm meter. Once you enter your model number, we'll list the most common symptoms for your dehumidifier. If only certain sections of the coils are iced up, the problem is likely to be caused by low refrigerant or a failing compressor see Step 8. The sensor is difficult to accurately diagnose so check the float assembly and the float switch before suspecting a faulty sensor.
This allows you access to the wiring box, which is where the wiring for the sensor assembly must snap into the board it's easy to figure out once you can see it because you will be using the old sensor array to guide you. Consulte a un especialista en instalaciones para realizar la instalación. There has been a lot of publicity and confusion surrounding the recall of dehumidifiers that were manufactured by the Gree factory in China, and sold from January 2005 and August 2013. This clip was missing from the new part, so use the old clip, by carefully sliding it from the old thermister to the new one. A humidifier works in a small area only, but, a large fan will work in the whole basement if air movement can get to the area.
The number of incidents related to reported overheating dehumidifiers has increased to over 2,000 units. No utilice cera, disolvente ni un detergente fuerte. Click on the links embedded in the text, top of this page. Si hay una fuga de gas, ventile la habitación antes de utilizar el deshumidificador. El deshumidificador no seca el aire El flujo de aire está restringido. The models being recalled have a 30-pint reservoir, a red shut-off button, a front loading bucket as well as fan and humidity controls. This will typically be found on the back, side or front of the unit.
Part number 6877A30013V did the trick. If a leak is not the problem, you can add an if your dehumidifier does not have one so you do not have to empty the bucket at all. The dehumidifiers affected by this recall include units with a removal capacity of 20-70 pints, as well as units with dimensions ranging from 19-24 inches in height, 13-15 inches in width, and 9-11 inches in depth. I suggest to put on high for a big basement. Equipped with an evaporator coil, compressor, fan, and humidistat, dehumidifiers wring moisture from the air. There is a spring clip that holds the thermister onto the copper line.
In most cases, you use a vacuum cleaner to do this; foam filters can be cleaned with spray from a faucet. If it gets cool outdoors and you keep the dehumidifier in the basement, the coils will freeze up if the dehumidifier is switched on. Auto Shut Off — La luz se ilumina cuando la cubeta está llena o no hay cubeta. Es posible que desee que un centro de servicio técnico autorizado realice esta revisión anual los costes de la revisión son responsabilidad del propietario. No obstante, debe revisar el deshumidificador anualmente. If I can replace it, you can too! The dehumidifiers also are being recalled by Health Canada.
It is usually a float inside the tank to trigger this switch and prevent the tank from overflowing. Rinse thoroughly with water, wipe clean, and repeat with hydrogen peroxide. Once this has been completed, you will be a sent a return kit with next steps to returning your unit and receive a refund. S market were affected by the recall. Fortunately, all you have to do is turn it off manually and when you need it again, turn it back on. However, do not place it in a drafty spot. If so, the fan motor may need to be replaced.