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Amana refrigerator I have a side by side and it is not freezing and the frig is not cool. It is contantly running. A gentalman was out fixing my tv, also fixes refrigerators but could not diagnose anything without a work order, but still looked at it. We cleaned the coils. He said the front coil area was warm, but not hot, and the back was hotter. What could this mean?

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Check to see if your condeser fan is runnig properly you may need a fan motor.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Amana BB20/BRS20 refrigerator not cooling

Take the back cardboard panel off of the back and feel if the compressor is hot. alsocheck to see if the condensor fan is running. if the fan is inop, change it. If the compressor is hot, find a clamp on amp probe and clamp it on one of the wires going to the compressor.If the reading is over 5, you have a bad compressor. You may be able to get by with a RCO410 three in one hardstart.

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SOURCE: Amana Refrigerator leaking in the inside

defrost drain channel is almost certainly blocked in freezer, to rectify turn of overnight leaving doors open, turn on the next day 12 hours later and it should then work ok.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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SOURCE: amana refrigerator warm

Chances are if they are getting cool but not cold-

1) the evaporator fan in the freezer is not running
2) Defrost heater has failed
3) Defrost sensor has failed
4) Defrost timer/refrigerator control has failed.

Check for ice build-up on the back wall of the freezer. If there is ice, unplug or turn the unit off for 6-8 hours with the doors open (put any food in a cooler with ice to maintain). Note water may come out of the refrigerator.
Plug the unit back in or turn it back on, close the doors, and check temperature after a couple of hours of operation. If all OK, you will need to have the above tested, or, if you know how to use a multimeter and can read a schematic/wiring diagram, I can instruct you on how to check the above.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: INSIDE FREEZER COILS ARE FREEZING UP AND FRIG WONT STAY COLD.

Classic symptoms -

Chances are if they are getting cool, then later not, and there is a large accumulation of frost -

1) the evaporator fan in the freezer is not running
2) Defrost heater has failed
3) Defrost sensor has failed
4) Defrost timer/refrigerator control has failed.

Check for ice build-up on the back wall of the freezer. If there is ice, unplug or turn the unit off for 6-8 hours with the doors open (put any food in a cooler with ice to maintain). Note water may come out of the refrigerator.
Plug the unit back in or turn it back on, close the doors, and check temperature after a couple of hours of operation. If all OK, you will need to have the above tested, or, if you know how to use a multimeter and can read a schematic/wiring diagram, I can instruct you on how to check the above. Please provide specific unit Model number to proceed further.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana Side-by-Side Refrigerator Not Cold

can be a few things, if you open the freezer door do you hear afan running?? perhaps the fan is no good?? is there a large amount of frost on the lower plate of back wall of freezer??? very common issue to have a bad defrost thermostat.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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