Kenmore dehumidifier error codes
These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore dehumidifer. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for dehumidifiers, major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your dehumidifier.
Humidity sensor malfunction
Unplug the dehumidifier and make sure the humidity sensor wire harness connection on the electronic control board is secure. If the wire harness connection is secure, replace the humidity sensor. If the problem persists after replacing the humidity sensor, replace the electronic control board.
Evaporator coil thermistor malfunction
The evaporator coil thermistor is a temperature sensor on the evaporator coil that monitors the evaporator coil's temperature. Unplug the dehumidifier and make sure the evaporator coil thermistor wire harness connection on the electronic control board is secure. If the wire harness connection is secure, replace the evaporator coil thermistor. If the problem persists after replacing the evaporator coil thermistor, replace the electronic control board.
Dehumidifier is defrosting
When excessive frost collects on the evaporator coil, the dehumidifier begins the defrost mode and P1 is displayed on some dehumidifier models. No action is required when the dehumidifier is operating properly.
Collection bucket is full
Remove and empty the collection bucket.
Continuous operation mode is activated
CO is displayed on the control panel when the dehumidifier is placed in the continuous run mode. No action is required when the dehumidifier is operating properly.
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If the humidifier sensor doesn’t properly detect humidity or evaporator temperature, install a new sensor assembly, following these steps.
If the dehumidifier won’t power up because the control board has failed, use the steps in this repair guide to replace the electronic control board and fix your dehumidifier.
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