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My Black Amana sxs Model SCD25JPW Fridge isn't cooling. Both sides are hot

At first it seemed like the freezer was going out but now neither side is cooling at all. I am wondering if I should just repair it or look for another refrigerator

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OK, lets try a couple of things before you run out and buy a new unit. On that unit I believe the defrost thermostat is on the front bottom of the unit. Turn the little dial til it clicks and tell me if the unit kicks on.

Posted on Dec 01, 2012

  • nicole el-amin Dec 01, 2012

    Hi. I turned the knob underneath the fridge and it clicked but then it went off. I turned the dial again until I heard another click and a sound like it was running cam on. However , I don't feel it getting cold yet.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 01, 2012

    OK, let it run for a bit and let me know if it gets cold.

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SOURCE: Amana Side-by-Side refrigerator hot spot

hi tanks for the question there are heaters at the spots you said were hot and those heaters are there to prevent moist air from hitting cold surface and create warer droplets from forming on those surfaces i would remove the back of the fridge and vacuum it out that should solve your problem thanks the appliance doc

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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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SOURCE: Amana SxS fridge not cooling or freezing

You have a sealed system problem. There is either a small leak or a restriction somewhere in the tubing. This isn't something you could've caused so don't worry about that. Unfortunately this isn't something you can fix yourself either. You require a certified refrigeration technician to fix this problem.

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Possibly need the hinges adjusted.

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SOURCE: compressor working but Fridge and Freezer not cooling - Amana

It sounds like the same problem my brother is having with his. I took it apart and found that the fan that moves all the air for cooling is not working. This fan is behind the bottom panel in the freezer side, and sorry you do have to take everything out to get to it.

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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