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Hi, I have the amana drb1901cc bottom freezer. I think the compressor is out, but how do I check it?????? When plugged in the lites come on but no fans or compressor is there a reset button or something I could check out???

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  • trickit Sep 27, 2008

    Hi, where or what does the defrost timer look like? can I jump/bypass it to check if the compessor/fans will come on??????

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Hi thanks for the question i don't think you have a compressor problem i think the fridge is stuck in the defrost cycle you need a defrost timer thanks the appliance doc

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