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DH40 Dehumidifier - Overview

Parts and Repair Help for models starting with DH40

If you know the dehumidifier repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts for models starting with DH40, or you can search by name or part description. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your dehumidifier. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

Models starting with DH40

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$3.02

Screw

This is a multi-use and multi-appliance screw. It can be used on a microwave, refrigerator, range/oven, air conditioner, dehumidifier, washer, or dryer. The measurements of this sc...

$24.64

Sensor Assembly

The function of the sensor assembly of your dehumidifier is to sense the humidity level and evaporator temperature to control humidity and water collection. If the unit says the bucket is full when it is not, or the unit will not stay on, you may need to replace the sensor assembly. The sensor is connected to the control panel and you will need to open the dehumidifier to access the part for repair. This is an OEM part, sourced directly from the manufacturer. You may want to remove the power source from the dehumidifier before beginning this repair.

$3.75

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...

$11.85

Switch Assembly

$3.02

Single Hex Head Screw

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

$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.

$63.73

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 moistu...

$34.20

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 maintain the temperature properly. For this repair, screwdrivers are the only tools needed. First remove the knob and the screws from the top. Pry back the plastic retainers on one side of the old humidistat and remove wires before installing the new part and reattaching the two wires that connect to it. Remember to unplug the humidifier from the power source before installation.

$3.02

Screw - 6-32 x 5/16

This screw is well under an inch long, and is made of metal.

$4.87

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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 13 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

Evaporator freeze up

  • Customer: Greg from Suches, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Troubleshoot on the schematic/wiring diagram to find the defective thermostat. Order a replacement part. Remove all outer covers to gain access to the thermostat. Only tool needed for this is a #2 phillips screwdriver. Cut the leads on the defective part and remove thermostat and replace thermostat, wire cutters/crimper required, splice the thermostat leads... 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