As noted start by cleaning and as noted, most other fixes are not worth
Note: I fought for several years with one. The manufacturer kept
telling me I could not use it in a cool damp area (where else do you use a
dehumidifier?). They also kept having recalls for a safety issue. Finally
they called to ask me why I had not responded to their last recall and I
explained I was not using it because of the frost problem. They said the
last recall might also fix that as they were replacing the humidistat with a
redesigned one. Well it worked!
Moral of the story, send in your product registration and buy a unit
that says it is designed for basement use.
Note: the reason fixes are not normally worth trying is it indicates
poor design or low Freon and the cost to fix is more than buying new.
Joseph E. Meehan
26 + 6 = 1 It's Irish Math
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