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No cooling or water dispensing

SRD26VPSE amana: stopped cooling and stopped dispensing water at the same time. Motor is running. Is this a coincidence or not.

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Look at back, lower wall inside freezer . If this is iced up, cold air may not be circulating because the evap motor behind this panel is not working. All the cold is staying in here instead of circulating to rest of fridge/freezer. Can be bad motor, bad motor connections, bad defrost clock, or bad thermostat limit switch (clipped to tubing). First shut off cooling with temp control dials,so evaporator fins thaw out. Motor may start working when turned back on. If no, then temporarily wire around the thermostadt limit switch, and see if motor runs. If yes, then thermostadt limit switch is either bad, or has'nt reached correct switch on temp. If no, maybe loose connections or bad motor.

When evaporator is cooling, but the fan is not circulating the cool air into all parts of fridge, evaporator area freezes up (colder than normal), and water line running thru this area to be cooled gets too cold, freezes, and you get no water at door dispenser.

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Dear mjcuevas

As a rough guess on this one, I would query the compressor/ pump that supplies the entire systtem with cold water/ air. Even though the motor is spinning up, the pump itself may be defective, and this possibly could be the case as your system is meant to be under pressure and both cooling and cold water dispensing is carried out through the pump. It may also be advisable to query the pressure regulators and any return valves in the system to ensure that these are not defective. Also check for worn or damaged piping and seals on the rear of the unit.

If this does not throw up the correct answer, then it may be advisable to go on to the internet, look up your appliance manufacturer/ vendor, and consult there FAQ (frequently asked questions) area about the product, also look at the service guide, service sheets, and any support information regarding this appliance. You can also get this information by going to http://www.google.com and searching for all of what i mentioned here, you should get a result on this, and even a guide on how to fit any new parts yourself.

I hope this information was useful, and please do let me know how you have got on with this issue.

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