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My amana fridge wont stop running after l turned it off to clean it

L am from ontario canada my name is mrs laura dale l own a amana 22 upright side by side fridge l was told its 30 years old but l am not sure the model no. is SD22F THE SERIAL NO. IS SZ6100192 now my problem is l turned it off to clean it l didnt unplug it l just turned it off to clean the inside its a frost free fridge but it needed cleaning so after l turned it back on after 4 hours it wont stop running it still freezes and it gets cold on the fridge side but it wont stop running so l was hopeing you tell me what the problem was l had a fellow install a new cold control on the freezer side but it wont help the problem and the fellow said hes not upto date with older fridges so he cant help me so l was hopeing you can give me some advice here l need my fridge and l cant let it keep running like this cause it will burn out the motor so l turned it off l was also hopeing you could tell me where l can get a owners manual for my fridge and a service repair manual for it l dont mind if you find me a place on line where l can down load the manuals onto a disk or print it off l am hopeing you can help with these 2 problems you can contact me at mrs laura dale 61 bell street ingersoll ontario canada n5c2n7 or call 519 485-3219 or email me at [email protected] l am in very urgent need of help here l cant afford a new fridge and l lost all my food l had in my fridge and l been without a fridge for 2 weeks now so l am hopeing you can help me also if you need to pass my information onto someone who can help me l dont mind at all l am so hopeing you can help me thankyou so much for your time and effort and god bless you for this web site it gives me hope that maybe someone can help me many thanks again mrs laura dale

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GE profole side by side fridge: My wife left the door ajar today on freezer side side for about an hour. After I shut the door I noticed that the freezer is constantly running. It has been running for 15 hours now and temp is only at 4 degrees even though I have set it 3 times to zero today. any thoughts?

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Laura,

You didn't say exactly what the fellow did. The thermostat (cold control??) should deal with both the freezer and refrigerator. Usually, the freezer is regulated and the fridge goes along for the ride. You can usually adjust the vents to make that work out. Your friend may not have properly installed the control or it could be defective. Does the control turn the unit off? If not, the problem is definitely there. I'd have the control checked or replaced again before going on to anything else. I doubt you did anything to hurt the unit by not unplugging it.

You didn't say if the unit is frosting up. 30 year old units can be low on gas. Unfortunately, the type of gas they used back then is only available from a licensed tech.

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