Dehumidifier error codes

Error Code

Sometimes your dehumidifier tells you exactly what's wrong—as long as you can crack the code. Below are common error code tables for the most popular brands, along with an explanation of what the code means, possible repair parts you might need and DIY advice. Visit Sears PartsDirect’s repair help section for more DIY advice for dehumidifiers, major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your dehumidifier, search for your model number.

Brand
Error Codes
Dehumidifier

Symptoms common to all dehumidifiers

Choose a symptom to see related dehumidifier repairs.

Main causes: collection bucket not installed, collection bucket full of water
Main causes: dehumidifier too small for the space, bad humidity sensor, faulty evaporator thermistor, low refrigerant, bad compressor
Main causes: loose fan motor mounting screws, loose compressor mounting bracket screws, bad fan, faulty compressor
Main causes: dirty air filter, clogged grill, dehumidifier placed too close to the wall, dehumidifier too small for the space
Main causes: lack of electrical power, wiring failure, electronic control board failure, user interface control failure
Main causes: weak or dead batteries, out of range, radio frequency interference
Main causes: room temperature below 65 degrees Fahrenheit, control system failure
Main causes: clogged drain hose, drain hose not properly connected
Main causes: collection bucket not installed correctly, cracked collection bucket, loose drain hose connection

Repair guides common to all dehumidifiers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dehumidifier.

January 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a dehumidifier sensor assembly

If the humidifier sensor doesn’t properly detect humidity or evaporator temperature, install a new sensor assembly, following these steps.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
How to replace a dehumidifier user interface control board

If the dehumidifier doesn’t respond when you try to set it, follow these steps to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a dehumidifier electronic control board

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all dehumidifiers

Use the advice and tips in these articles to get the most out of your dehumidifier.

February 1, 2018

How to read a wiring schematic video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

February 1, 2018

Using a wiring schematic to trace a current video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.

December 1, 2017

Wiring schematic symbols explained video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.