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My fridge is not cold though the compressor is running.

My Amana side-by-side model SSD522SBW is not cold. The compressor is still running but there's no evaporation. I think the fan is not running. Is this the only possible fault or any other. If it's the fan, how and can I replace it and where to buy the spares. Thanks in advance. Regards, Osmond

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If any fans stop cooling stops. The fan inside the freezer will need to be examined for why it stopped or if the one below is stopped it to will need to be checked. I think your defrost timer is on the front of your refrigerator on floor behind the kick plate. If you can turn the timer clockwise until refrigerator starts or stops that may tell us the reason for these failures. Place your model in the model search feature below and choose one of many the same models. Look inside back of freezer wall after you unplug refrigerator and tell me if fan is stopped and if coils have ice or snow covering them.Then we will go from there.Click link below. Thanks, Sea Breeze

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