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Freezer cool, but Frig section is not cool

The freezer section iw working fine. However, the frig section is not working. I have set the dial to the coldest setting and this make no difference. The fan is running in the freezer section, but not in he frig section. Is there a fan for each section in the Amana? What do ou think is causing this problem?

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Re: Freezer cool, but Frig section is not cool

Volman, take a look in the freezer section and see if you have a heavy build-up of frost on the back panel. You want to take the evap cover off and see if the evaporator is frozen up. If so, your refer did not go into defrost and cannot move the air over to the refer side. If this is the case you will have to defrost that evaporator completely. On these Amanas the culprit is usually the bi-metal which sits on the evaporator. Look at it and see if it's buldged. The part number for the bi-metal is ro131661. If you defrost the evap your refer will start cooling again normally until it freezes over again. This will give you time to replace the back.

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