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AD40DSR1 Whirlpool Dehumidifier - Overview

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Hex Nut

This hex nut is an authentic Whirlpool part that is sourced directly from the original equipment manufacturer, and will fit a variety of appliances including ovens, microwaves, ref...

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$3.02

Single Hex Head Screw

Sold individually. The size of this screw is 1/4" hex head and 10-12 x 1/2".

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$33.65

Humidistat Control

The humidistat control, used in dehumidifiers, switches the dehumidifier on and off automatically to maintain humidity. If the switch does not work, the humidifier will not maintai...

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$4.12

Float

If the bucket is full indicator on your dehumidifier is on but the bucket is empty, you may have a problem with the float. If you notice that the float is warped or damaged, it should be replaced. This device is located near the bucket and prevents the dehumidifier from overflowing. You will need to open up the dehumidifier to complete this repair. This product is approximately 4 inches in length. Many of our customers have rated this repair as easy. To complete the repair simply remove the clips that hold the float in place, attach the new float, and replace the clips.

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$4.89

TIE-WIRE

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$62.66

Bucket and Float Kit

This bucket and float kit, also known as water tank assembly, is for a dehumidifier is 14.5 inches long and 8.5 inches wide. The water tank extracts, traps, and contains the moisture from the air, which dehumidifies your room. The kit contains one bucket, one flat, and two screws for installation. The bucket is white and made of plastic. You may need to replace this part if your dehumidifier is no longer trapping the water properly. This is an authentic part from the genuine manufacturer, and you cannot order the parts individually.

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$4.69

Float Clip

The float clip works in a humidifier to ensure the float functions properly. The float is located near the humidifier bucket and monitors the water level as it rises and the clip k...

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$58.12

Bucket Water Level Switch

This part is for your dehumidifier. The bucket water level switch is used to prevent water overflow when the bucket is full. You will not be able to tell if the switch has failed just by looking at it. You will need to perform a continuity test. This will determine if a continual electrical path is present. If you notice that dehumidifier will not run even when the bucket is empty, it might be due to the switch needing to be replaced. To access the part, you will need to remove all the outer housing. The switch is located in a plastic holder found on the inside wall.

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$144.15

Fan Motor

This fan motor controls the circulating fan in the dehumidifier.

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Screw

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The Origional Humidistat Quit Working

  • Customer: James from Silver Bay, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
The knob one turns to set the humidity level was removed. The two screws holding the top on were removed. The top was lifted and swung to the side. After noting which of the two wires went where on the humidistat the wires were removed. Small flat screwdrivers were used to pry back the plastic retainers on one side of the original failed humidistat. The... read more

the humidity control broke

  • Customer: larry from tampa, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Taking the case apart and replacing the control unit was a piece of cake. And the part arrived the very day after I ordered it. read more

the dehumidifier was not shutting off when water level was full

  • Customer: Steven from Owings Mills, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
replaced a piece of the plastic at the top of the bucket that seems to be the water gauge. this seems to be fixed. we are very happy read more