In order to fix a dehumidifier, clean and vacuum the coils in the dehumidifier, check the screw on the fan shaft, and replace the fan motor or blades to remedy the common reasons for a disabled dehumidifier. If these steps don’t fix the humidifier, a service technician should be consulted for final remedy.Know More
The first step in fixing a dehumidifier should be to clean vacuum the coils to remove the large amount of dust that they collect. This prevents any freezing that could occur from dirty coils. A loose screw on a fan shaft is a common occurrence; tightening the fan shaft often fixes a dehumidifier. If the fan motor is revolving at low turns per minute, replace the fan motor to solve the problem.
One or more bent fan blades should be replaced to prevent motor damage. A fan should only be replaced by using the manufacturer name and model number of the unit to find the appropriate fan. The front panel should then be taken off, and remove the motor if necessary. Then, the set screw in the blade hub should be loosened to pull off the bent blade. After replacing the blade, the blade hub should be tightened along with the set screw.Learn More
Fix an InSinkErator garbage disposal that doesn't run by freeing a jammed motor, resetting the overload button and ensuring the device is receiving power. If these steps do not start operation of the unit again, it likely requires professional service.Full Answer >
When a refrigerator's ice maker stops making ice, the problem is typically centered in the water fill tubes, the water inlet valve or the water filter. Troubleshooting your own refrigerator allows you to know what parts you need to fix the problem.Full Answer >
While there are many possible problems with a Kirby vacuum, there are ways to troubleshoot one that doesn't suck up dirt, including adjusting the height control, replacing or reattaching the belt, removing debris from the brush, replacing the bag and looking for leaks. The difficulty and duration varies by vacuum.Full Answer >
To repair a Dirt Devil vacuum, clean the hose attachment and roller brush, and remove and replace the vacuum bag if it is full. Replacing the belt that operates the vacuum may be necessary. Most Dirt Devil repairs can be completed in less than an hour.Full Answer >