The firm has received 16 reports of incidents with the recalled GE-brand dehumidifiers, including 11 reports of overheating with no property damage beyond the units, and 5 reports of fires beyond the units which were associated with over $400,000 in property damage.
- What models of dehumidifiers are recalled?
- How do I know if my dehumidifier is recalled?
- Why won’t my GE dehumidifier turn on?
- Can a dehumidifier overheat?
- How often should you dehumidify a room?
- Is Pelonis dehumidifier recalled?
- How do I get a refund on a recalled dehumidifier?
- What causes a dehumidifier to stop collecting water?
- What humidifier is on recall?
- Why does my GE dehumidifier keep shutting off?
- Should a dehumidifier be left on all the time?
- What months do you use a dehumidifier?
What models of dehumidifiers are recalled?
The brand names of the affected dehumidifiers are Aeon Air, Amana,Arctic Aire, Classic, Commercial Cool, and others.
How do I know if my dehumidifier is recalled?
There is a sticker on the back of the unit that tells you if the unit is part of the recall. The brand name, model number, and capacity are all listed on the sticker. The full list of recalled units can be checked out by consumers.
Why won’t my GE dehumidifier turn on?
It’s possible that the compressor won’t start because it’s not being signaled by the float assembly or switch. If the float assembly is blocked, it will be difficult for it to move around freely and come in contact with the float switch.
Can a dehumidifier overheat?
According to a notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recalled dehumidifiers pose fire and burn risks.
How often should you dehumidify a room?
It is not certain. Depending on your home’s climate and other factors, how often you use a dehumidifier may be different. The highest energy efficiency can be achieved by running a dehumidifier for 12 hours a day. This will allow you to get rid of the air with less energy costs.
Is Pelonis dehumidifier recalled?
A small number of specific varieties of dehumidifiers are being voluntarily recalled due to a risk of fire or smoke.
How do I get a refund on a recalled dehumidifier?
Depending on the age of the dehumidifier, customers with a recalled one will be given an appropriate refund. You can register for your refund online or by calling New Widetech. The model number and unique serial number are required for your dehumidifier.
What causes a dehumidifier to stop collecting water?
A dehumidifier draws and collects excess humidity from the air. There isn’t enough humidity in the air which may cause the dehumidifier to stop collecting water.
What humidifier is on recall?
Dehumidifiers under the brand names Danby, De’ Longhi, Edgestar, Friedrich, and others are being recalled in Canada due to a risk of overheating and catching fire.
Why does my GE dehumidifier keep shutting off?
It’s possible that the issue is with the humidity control or humidistat. The humidistat needs to be replaced if the control is not set to a lower setting.
Should a dehumidifier be left on all the time?
Do you think a Dehumidifier should run? It’s not necessary to keep the dehumidifier running. It’s usually enough to run the unit when the humidity is at least 50%. A comfortable humidity level of 30 to 50% is the rule of thumb.
What months do you use a dehumidifier?
Is it a good idea to use a dehumidifier? In the late spring, summer, and early fall, you’ll use a dehumidifier most of the time. If your home has higher levels of humidity, you would need a dehumidifier.