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I have a LG stand alone AC unit that has begun dumping water from under the machine. Is there a condensation bucket that needs to be emptied??

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Unit Runs (fan and condenser) but no water?

By condenser I assume you mean the compressor is running. Is there ice forming on the front coil?

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: no longer drawing humidity and condensing into bucket

hi!!!
try to open then
unscrew
then check the tube
is it is connected or not
or check the motor

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Water condenses on top of dehumidifier

Your unit has a sealed system leak. The sealed system is warrantied for five years. Check your owners manual for this info. You will need your receipt and to call an authorized LG warranty dealer to exchange it.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

heatman101
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SOURCE: LG dehumidifier LHD45ELY6 runs but it won't take the water out

Hi,
There are many reasons for a dehumidifier2_bing.gif to not work or collect water.
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier2_bing.gif.

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4662409-dehumidifier_running_but_no_water_in

heatman101

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

gemyr2
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SOURCE: My new LG "ld450eal" DeHumidifier

The switch that says 'Bucket is full' is not adjusted properly.
It will need to be adjusted, normally a screw driver or pliers,
so that when its empty the switch is not made or the contacts
are open.
If it is in adjustment properly, then the switch is bad and needs
replacing.
Before you replace it, check to make sure the wires leading to it
are not touching, it may be sending a signal meaning 'full' by
electricaly touching each other at the switch.

Posted on Feb 25, 2011

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