ELECTROLUX DEHUMIDIFIERS PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Electrolux dehumidifiers that were reported from 2012 to 2014.
Common problems: fire, smoke.
Faulty modules: control board.
2 issues reported
Caller‘s sister in law heard mini explosion & saw smoke in home. Fire Department traced the fire to the dehumidifier. There was a short in the circuit board & that the unit had been burning for a while, hot gases were sucked into the furnace. Total Damage is up to $270000.
The dehumidifier unit remained on but set to automatic. This caller noticed that the plastic on the top melting. He removed the top of the dehumidifier then observed that it was also melting inside. He turned it off then unplugged it to prevent a fire. Fire & burn hazard.
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