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We have an Amana Side by side purchased in 2000. went on a 2month vacation, and turned the freezer temp down, and when we got home turned it back up, and now it won't keep the Ice Cream frooze, everything else seems ok?

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IS THERE A FROST BUILDUP ON THE BACK WALL OF THE
FREEZER INTERIOR? IF SO, AMANA IS MADE BY MAYTAG
AND THE ELECTRONIC BOARD THAT CONTROLS THE DEFROST IS MOST LIKELY SUSPECT. IT IS LOCATED IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THE CONTROL PANEL IN THE REFRIGERATOR SECTION {INSIDE BACK RIGHT CORNER).
THE ENTIRE UPPER PANEL HAS TO BE REMOVED TO GAIN ACCESS. WHERE THE WIRES CONNECT, THERE ARE 2
TERMINALS MARKED TEST. SHORTING THESE TWO TERMINALS WILL ACTIVATE THE DEFROST MODE OF THE CONTROL. IF IT FAILS, REPLACE THE CONTROL.

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