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Amana BX22A2W - freezer works, fridge not cooling

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I own Amana model number BX22A2W.

Amana refrigerator with bottom freezer - Freezer works, no air circulation to refrigerator compartment. Compressor and condenser fan run. Freezer is cold, and evaporator fan runs in the freezer compartment, but no flow into the refrigerator. There is no frost on the unit. What should I do next?

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  • mosescreek Nov 03, 2008

    how do you open / close it? it just looks like this big plastic thing in the back and i cant get anything on it to move?

  • hotdob Jan 20, 2009

    Pretty much the same here but in the freezer compartment there is ice buildup behind the back panel. If you push on the back wall/panel you can feel and hear the ice as it squashes.

    The fan was replaced just a few months ago. Sounds like it's working but nothing going up to the fridge.

  • stephenga574 May 19, 2009

    Could you tell me where the evaporator is

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014


  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    My Electrolux compact refrigerator works good but the top freezer does not work what could be wrong with it?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    The freezer is working fine but my refrigerator is not cooling. Everything seems to be running and there is a little cool air coming into the fridge.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    refrigerators is worm but not cold and the freezer is cold thats works good



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Check the damper in the top back of the fresh food section. make sure that it is open and air is coming through it.

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    The cover just pops off to expose the damper. This is a thermostat controlled damper. As the temperature gets warmer it will open wider. If its not opening then it will need to be replaced. If its open but you can't feel much if any air through it then you should check to see if there is excess frost on the evaporator blocking airflow. If the is a frost build up then you have a defrost problem which could be in either the defrost timer or defrost thermostat.


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Impatience appears to be my problem. It looks like it had to go through a couple of cooling cycles before it started pumping cool air to the fridge. Am I right about this or should I still be checking other things? I have cool air now going to the fridge.

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