Can anyone help with my Whirlpool Dehumidifier Repair ?
The unit freezes up after a very short while. I usually buy a new one every
time this happens.
Is this something I might be able to repair myself ?
What could be wrong ?
What would I have to do to repair it ?
Thanks in advance for your replies.
They have recalled mine a number of times. After the last "fix" it no
longer causes the problem.
It seems they and most other makes, produce models for use in warm dry
areas and a more expensive version for cool damp areas like basements.
Mine was recalled three times as I remember (I had ignored one of them)
and they tried to fix it once under warrantee. It was the last recall that
replaced the humidistat as I recall, that took care of the icing up.
Or,if it has a "level" or humidity setting, turn it down so it doesn't run
It helps to clean off the condenser coil before you start using it each
year. Accumulated goop can increase the likelyhood of water freezing on the
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