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I have a new Dayton dehumidifier model 5knz5a and I cannot

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I have a new Dayton dehumidifier model 5knz5a and I cannot seem to lower adjust the percentage of humpty I want the dehumidifier to work to ... the led readout seems stuck on 90% ... what can I do to reduce the number setting on the control panel?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Airheatman replied 6 months ago.
TRy holding the HUMIDTY DOWN button for about 5 seconds
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
We tried holding the button down as it said in the manual but it goes back to the 90% setting everything. .. so we are not getting more than 90% humidity in the area. The dehumidifier is not allowing us to set it to its full potential.
Expert:  Airheatman replied 6 months ago.
If this is new, I would take it back.Sounds like a bad control board if not allowing you to lower the setting.

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