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FDrozd

Soleus Air SG-DEH-45-1 Dehumidifier not removing humidity

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FDrozd

I have a Soleus Air SG-DEH-45-1 Dehumidifier. It powers up and the fan runs but not getting any water in the bucket.

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kdog

Compressor needs to run as well, will not run in dry or cold ambient conditions

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FDrozd

The room is warm around 70 and humidity on the unit says 65. I lowered it and still same. How do you check the compressor? I felt the black cylinder shape item and it felt warm. Tubes leaving it were lukewarm

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kdog

It needs to be humid in the room to trip the anticipator to start the unit - set control to a lower setting and see if compressor cuts in (should be audible) - try a boiling kettle in front of the unit so as to draw the steam into airflow. If the unit starts there is a good chance it is too dry.

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FDrozd

The compressor does turn on. I have had it running about 30 min no humidity being removed. Compressor is not

Sorry Compressor is hot

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FDrozd

I have a Soleus Air SG-DEH-45-1 Dehumidifier. The fan runs the compressor also comes on but no water being removed. Please help. Not sure what I need to look for or do. Seems like only the bottom front coil gets slightly cold with a little dampness

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RegUS_PatOff

... Seems like only the bottom front coil gets slightly cold with a little dampness

the entire Coil should be evenly cold

else you may have a sealed system Freon leak

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FDrozd

Grand Master Funk what would my next steps be in trying to repair this unit? What should I be looking for? Is this something that can be fixed?

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RegUS_PatOff

if there's a system leak, it's usually not worth fixing ..

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FDrozd

Thank you

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FDrozd

Is there anything else that have these symptoms. I really don't see any oily residue anywhere.

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RegUS_PatOff

If the Coils aren't evenly cooling, there could be a leak anywhere.

Slow leaks usually don't leak oil.

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kdog

Topics Merged

Relative humidity needs to be high to cause these to sweat the coils - to test frost pattern, disable the fan and run compressor only - see how the coils frosts

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FDrozd

Disconnected fan and compressor ran hot and no coils freezing

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kdog
:boohoo:Sealed System repair
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FDrozd

Is this something I can tackle as an above average tinker person

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RegUS_PatOff

Is this something I can tackle as an above average tinker person

Service Equipment

Listed below is some of the equipment needed for proper servicing of refrigeration systems.

• Evacuation pump - Robinair, Model 15600 2 stage, 6 cubic feet per minute pump is recommended.

• Four-way manifold gauge set, with low loss hoses

• Leak detector

• Charging cylinder

• Line piercing saddle valve - (Schroeder valves).

• Swagging tools

• Flaring tools

• Tubing cutter

• Flux

• Sil-Fos

• Silver solder

• Oil for swagging and flaring Use only part # R0157532

• Copper tubing Use only part # R0174075 and # R0174076

• Dry nitrogen 99.5% minimum purity, with -40°F or lower dew point

• Crimp tool

• Tube bender

• Micron vacuum gauge

• Process tube adaptor kit

• Heat trap paste

• ICI appliance grade HFC134a

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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

Electrolux makes a very nice training DVD on this if you're seriously wanting to do this ==> http://www.repaircli...4454883/1192226

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applianceman18007260692

Never have worked on one. Wonder what the low side pressure should be. Anybody know?

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Bullstok

(Schroeder valves)

i think that is the peanuts kid who plays Beefoven on the piano...

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