I recently just purchased second hand an Amana afd2535des fridge and during the moving process the side panel had been damaged. I am wondering if I can find a replacement for the side panel or if both side are interchangeable, since the other side will not be exposed in my house.
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I have went through something like this before, the serviceman told me it was in fact a compressor issue. Do you hear some kind of buzzing noise? Is it extremely hot? Then it's a compressor issue. They are pretty expensive to have replaced, would recommend to purchase a different brand. I had the same problems as Frigidaire. I had the compressor replaced twice during a time period of 2 years. It went out a third time and it was out of warranty and they told me that the compressor didn't receive any kind of warranty gain for itself and the company shortened the warranty of the compressor because of the issues they had with them. Since they were aftermarket ones, didn't apply to the original warranty. If you continue to have issues with this brand, please research the brand integrity online before you make another bad investment. I paid more for the new brand but it lasted longer than 9 months. The next fridge that I bought was older and used but lasted 5 years, so I stuck to that brand and it paid dividends stop far.
You will be able to hear it when you open the freezer door and hold the door switch in.It is located behind the rear panel inside the freezer. The fan should be running when the compressor is running. If it is running make sure the damper(vent) to the fridge side is not blocked by ice and that the damper door is open.
don't worry! find out a valve in the back of the refrigerator and after that connect the outlet with it. if there is no valve than there would be a hole behind the refrigerator....... just connect the outlet with it.............................have a nice day :-)
You should worry , the 12 amps is a locked rotor on the compressor , it may be the over load relay control on the compressor as well , try replacing the over load start relay first , they are not expensive , if this does not fix it you can try installing a booster like a rco410 but the comp. can not take that abuse for years from the booster. when the comp. is running normal it will draw roughly 1.5 - 3.0 amps.
sure , if you look underthe handle is there perahps a small screwhole in which you can tighten handle??this may be prior year in which case if there are no screw holes present you need to grab hold of handle and with a "brisk" pull to the right it will come off hiddenclips, the clips can be t ightened and resecure by snapping back the oppisite way the handle pullled off
If you are sure the fan in the freezer is running and you don't feel any air flow out of the top middle vent inside the fridge section, then the damper motor must be bad. The damper motor is behind that vent cover inside the fridge section.
The most common problem is the evaporator fan motor which is located behind the back panel of the freezer and it moves cold air up to the fridge. You will be able to hear it when you open the freezer door. May have to hold the light switch in the freezer shut for it to come on. If the fan is running feel for air flow out of the vent in the top middle of the fridge section. If you don't feel air and the fan is running then the damper motor behind that vent is bad. All of this is assuming that there is no frost buildup on the back panel of the freezer. If there is frost buildup then it is a defrost problem. Let me know what you find.