Why is my dehumidifier icing up?
The dehumidifier is icing up. What can I do to fix it?
The Westpointe MDC 45AE is a dehumidifier imported by Midea American Corporation.
Shelis Ellis airflow restriction can cause your dehumidifier to ice up. your machine has a filter that may need to be cleaned or replaced.
The air filter behind the front grille should be checked and cleaned at least every 30 days or more often if necessary.
NOTE: DO NOT RINSE OR PUT THE FILTER IN AN AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER.
Grip the tab on the filter and pull it out as shown in Fig.A.
Clean the filter with warm, soapy water. Rinse and let the filter dry before replacing it. Do not clean the filter in a dishwasher.
Insert the air filter into the unit from the side and push it in. See Fig.C
DO NOT operate the dehumidifier without a filter because dirt and lint will clog it and reduce performance.