Question about Amana Refrigerators
SOURCE: Amana SCD22JL
It sounds as though you have a refigeration problem if there is no cold on the coil, however you hav sad that you have changed the sensor which would bring in the fan when cold enough. As far as airflow I have been doing this a while on American cabinets and never really consider airflow as a primary failure. If the fan is running and the vents are clear that is normally enough, these fans are not high powered and the cabinets have a large volume. What you could try is leaving the door open whilst observing the coil and see if it frosts right through the coil without the fan running. If it does then it should pull down to temp. Hope this helps, unfortunately without seeing things its hard to give a definitive answer.
Posted on Aug 17, 2007
SOURCE: fan for amana fridge
Not sure of the description of the fault. If you are saying that the internal fan will not run but that you have put a power supply to it and it has run, it could be a number of possibilities... You described moving the cabinet. It is highly possible that a pipe or part of the refrigeration system has been damaged in the move and caused a loss of gas. If you remove the back panel to expose the evaporator (cold coil), and turn the system on, after 5 to 10 mins you should see a frost build up over the whole of the coil. If you dont then you probably have a leak. Result call a fridge guy. Leaks can vary in cost and is entirely dependent on where the leak is located and how long it takes to find it. If it does freeze the whole coil then you may well have a problem with the defrost heater or defrost thermostat. Both of which need to be intact in order to provide a neutral supply to the fan motor. You can (IF COMPETENT) check that you have resistance across both of these elements. If you have an open circuit on either then that is your problem. (PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE DEFROST THERMOSTAT HAS TO BE BELOW 0'C IN ORDER TO HAVE ZERO RESISTANCE ACROSS IT...I.E. COIL COLD). Hope this is of some help.
Posted on Sep 08, 2007
had same exact problem - followed advice for fixing same problem in similar refrig. took of the back panel off the freezer section - 8 hex head screws - and found the cooling fins all frosted over.
Posted on May 31, 2008
You will be able to hear it when you open the freezer door and hold the door switch in.It is located behind the rear panel inside the freezer. The fan should be running when the compressor is running. If it is running make sure the damper(vent) to the fridge side is not blocked by ice and that the damper door is open.
Posted on Oct 08, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 17, 2015 | Amana ABB2222FE (22.1 cu. ft.) Bottom...
Sep 04, 2012 | Amana Refrigerators
Sep 26, 2010 | Amana ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer...
Apr 09, 2010 | Amana BC21V1W Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Oct 08, 2009 | Amana Easy Reach AFD2535DE Bottom Freezer...
Sep 19, 2009 | Amana Refrigerators
Jul 04, 2009 | Amana ARB1914C Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Nov 30, 2008 | Amana Easy Reach AFD2535DE Bottom Freezer...
Oct 29, 2008 | Amana ABB2227DE Bottom Freezer...
Nov 16, 2007 | Amana AFD2535DES French Door Refrigerator
319 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: