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Refridgerator Not Cooling

We had trouble a few months back with the fridge overfreezing. We unplugged the unit and plugged it back in and that seemed to solve its problem for a while. Now it seems that the freezer is fine...a little frost is appearing but staying cold. But the refrigerator sensor seems to not be working properly. We have it set to 7 and its barely cold. We have thrown out contents due to this issue at this point. We unplugged the unit again...a few times in the last couple of days and you can hear the unit making the differing noise that seems like it may be generating some cold (possibly) and then it shuts off after about 10 seconds after we plugged it back in...and again the fridge doesn't seem to be cooler at all. It seems to be a sensor not reading correctly since the freezer works but that is just a guess. Any ideas?

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  • ron6333 Feb 28, 2008

    Hello i am having the same problem with my Amana refridgerator. My freezer is icing but my the fridge is not cooling. I unplug it and i thaws out and then the refridge cools again for about a week and then the problem percist again. The freezer has ice build up. Can you help me? I have a Amana27 unit.

  • sparky_b Apr 08, 2008

    For the second time in 8 months the refrigerator in our Amana has stopped cooling. Freezer seems to be working fine. Tired of throwing away expensive spoiled foods. Last repairman left part to replace on condensor unit, blug it in and problem not resolved. Refrigerator is less than 5 years old.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    I have a ABB2225DEW with the same problem. I turned off the unit, unplugged the unit and proceeded to remove the freezer drawer and all components including the rear panel to see the cooling coils. The coils are frosted over. A hair dryer will melt the ice. This fixes the problem but only for a few weeks. From what I can tell, it seems to be a broken Defrost Limit Thermostat OR Defrost Heater. Seeing a picture of the later online, I do not remember actually seeing on in my unit???!!! I plan to take it apart again tonight to see if Amana forgot to install one! So far, that is the best I can come up with for a possible cause to this problem. These parts are easy to get to once the freezer and back panel are removed. Parts are also inexpensive.

  • bettercadd Apr 28, 2008

    I also have the same problem. Everything was functioning normally this morning. Tried the fix of unplugging the machine but have yet to experience success. Perhaps a service technician can fix it?

  • bobefisch May 16, 2008

    I Am having the same problem with no cooling in the Refrig and freezer works fine. Unit is an ABB2224DEQ about 2.5 years old. What a pain the ****. Any other suggestions???


  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    Fridge and freezer is not cooling. Tried to turn up cooling but this did not work. Please help.

  • renneke Sep 08, 2008

    Freezer gets super cold, NO air going up to the refrigerator. Can not find the defrost timer switch?? What the heck!!!!!!!!!1



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The coil was frozen on my unit as well. Guinco tech Ron announced that this was a bad system board. Seems to be resolving as of this writing.

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If top is compleatly warm it is probley the fan motor, lot of failures on them. Replacement one will be a different looking motor. Verify motor is not turning, located in the back of the freezer in the top middle, behind small grill. Will see fan blade pointed up, should run whenever compressor is on.

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