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LG45EL dehumidifier no longer collects water.

Everything seems to work on our dehumidifier, except that it no longer collects water even tho the humidity in the room is high. It is a LG model ldh45el.
We set the digitals for low speed and 4 hr. run cycle. Even changing it to hi speed and constant on doesn't make it collect water. Humidity in room is 67%.

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Unfortunately, I had the same problem and spoke to A.D. at their world headquarters in the Phillipines - LG refuses to cover this issue without a valid receipt. As I bought this dehumidifier from Home Depot they too play an important role in this scam.
I am disappointed.

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