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I have a Silhouette by Dometic model S1621 both the fridge and freezer quit working When I open the fridge there is an amino a smell I was reading about recalls on some Dometic models and I was wondering if this one was one of them If it's not how much are the replacements or repairs

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If you are sure the ammonia has leaked, it's not repairable except by the manufacturer

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Check to see if you have a switch for storage, on, off etc. usually between doors, or near top right corner of fridge compartment. It may be in wrong position.

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Tuna, it sounds like your thermistor is bad. Once the fridge reaches 40 degrees, the thermistor is supposed to tell the board to stop cooling and maintain. You can test it with an Ohmmeter.

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try taking the bottom panel off and vacuming all the dust on the coils. The dust may be heating up and burning. The coils are usually at the bottom of the fridge. Check to see if the fan is running also.

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first off unplug ref and melt the ice with a blow dryer.then check your defrost circuit,it is easier to check with the ice gone.

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What is the recall for?
The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp ..

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