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Amana SRD2754W side by side, 13 years old. Freezer temp hovers around 20 degrees . . . Refrig temp hovers around 40 degrees. Evaporator fan runs constantly -- no ice buildup on evap -- condenser fan runs constantly -- thermostat dials set to max on freezer and refrig -- vacuumed codenser coils to no avail -- compressor seems to cut out before optimal cooling is achieved. What could be the culprit? Your help will be greatly appreciated! Drinking warm in Freehold NJ...

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thats the fan hitting ice. sounds like a defrost problem. does the back of the freezer panel have any frosty ice build up?

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you need to replace the start components on the compressor, theres a relay that mounts on to the compressor that takes out the start winding after it starts the compressor up. You can also try whats called a three in one to try to start up the unit. Good Luck.

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Check that the damper vent that sends cold air from the freezer into the fresh food side is not blocked by contents. Check that the damper is opening to allow cool air to transfer. Put the fridge into diagnostic mode to check the thermistors.

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