My dehumidifier keeps leaking out the bottom. ARRRGGH. How do I fix it?

The slightest vibration near it causes the water to leak significantly out the corners, almost as if the water is missing the dehumidifier tank completely, and going out the sides. I tried cleaning the filter, thinking perhaps the lint on the filter was blocking the water from going where it needed to go. Does... show more The slightest vibration near it causes the water to leak significantly out the corners, almost as if the water is missing the dehumidifier tank completely, and going out the sides. I tried cleaning the filter, thinking perhaps the lint on the filter was blocking the water from going where it needed to go. Does anybody know what's wrong with it? It's driving me mad. It defeats the purpose of having a dehumidifier if the dehumidifier is dumping much of the water on the floor. (It's an LG model. Those are the initials on it.)
Update: Er. Um. What's a Canooter Valve?

<pulling out dictionary>
Update 2: Nah - it's not the tank - that would be too easy. When I pull the tank out, and give the dehumidifier a slight shake, it leaks out the corner [above where you'd put the tank in].
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