haier dehumidifiers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Haier dehumidifiers that were reported from 2013 to 2021.

Common problems: burning, fire, ignition, overheating.

Faulty modules: compressor.


1 safety recalls announced

Two Million Dehumidifiers With Well-Known Brand Names Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

  • Date: 8/4/2021

This recall involves 25-, 30-, 35-, 45-, 50-, 60-, 65-, 70-, and 74-pint dehumidifiers with the brand names including AeonAir, Amana, ArcticAire (Danby), Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores), Commercial Cool, Danby, Danby Designer, Danby Premiere, De'Longhi, Edgestar, Friedrich, Generations (Danby), Haier, Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek), Idylis, Ivation, perfect aire, SuperClima, Whirlpool, and Whynter.

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4 issues reported

Haier DE45EK-L 45

  • Date: 10/19/2013

When 50 YOF's dehumidifier compressor tried to start; it made popping & buzzing sound. Orange glow or ember could be seen where power cord enters unit & it smelled like something was burning.

Haier DE45EM

  • Date: 11/30/2014

The consumer stated that they set the dehumidifier to 55% before they left their winter home in April. When they returned in November, they found that the dehumidifier had melted to the point of possible ignition.

Haier DE65EM-L

  • Date: 8/10/2015

The consumer stated that the dehumidifier began vibrating excessively. It became extremely hot and began charring wire and melting plastic and rubber components in the unit.

Haier DE45EK-L

  • Date: 12/2/2016

The consumer noticed a burning plastic smell and felt excessive heat coming from the dehumidifier. The back of the unit was extremely hot. There was no water in the collection bucket. The unit's interior housing was extremely hot and the plastic housing had started to melt.

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