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Amana side by side was not getting cold and freezer was not freezing. We unplugged it and cleaned the fan and it was working for a few days but it stopped working again. Help please!

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Geezer, sounds like a defrost issue. I usually find the bi-metal to be the culprit on this model. Check out the pic. You will have to remove the back panel in the freezer and defrost the evaporator. Remove the ice maker if there is one. The back cover has 4 quarter inch screws. remove those. The air vent has 2 plastic clips one each side and one on the bottom, push in and pull the grill off. The thermistor cover has a slot for a flat blade screw driver,push in and pull the cover off. The thermistor will now slide behind the back panel. Check the bi-metal for buldging. As long as the evaporator fan is working, it's probably a defrost problem.

Posted on Jul 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Amana BX22A2W - freezer works, fridge not cooling

had same exact problem - followed advice for fixing same problem in similar refrig. took of the back panel off the freezer section - 8 hex head screws - and found the cooling fins all frosted over.

Posted on May 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Amana BX22A2W - freezer works, fridge not cooling

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

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Freezer not cold enough

Begin by turning the freezer temperature setting dial to a lower setting. Then wait a few hours to see if your problem is fixed. If that does not correct the problem you probably need to have the coolant system recharged. That requires special equipment so you will have to call in a repair person.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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SOURCE: GE TFX22R SIDE BY SIDE

you defrost problem or check condenser fan at the back of refrigerator see if it runs

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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