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Amana refrigerator, Model SZD23VW purchased 10/02/1999 stopped cooling. The contents have been moved to another refrigerator. It turns out that the beverage chiller control had been inadvertently turned to the coolest setting. We turned the control back to the middle position, the refrigerator started to work again. Without my knowledge, the beverage chiller control was turned to the warmest setting and the refrigerator stopped cooling again. I have cleaned all the coils and the entire refrigerator. The lights are all working and the water is coming out of the dispenser. The beverage chiller control has been returned to its original middle position, but the refrigerator does not seem to be cooling again. The refrigerator is in excellent condition, has been well cared for, and has always worked fine up to now.

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SOURCE: Amana French Door Refrigerator "on" but no cooling; freezer still works

There are 2 possible problems. One is the defrost cycle is not working properly this is usually indicated by a large amount of frost on the back freezer panel. If so, the circuit will have to be repaired and the evaperator thawed to remove the ice build up. The other is the fresh food damper is not working properly this is behind the "lump" in the back of the fridge compartment above the top shelf, remove the louver panel to see if it is open or closed. closed will be warm open should be cold. The water dispenser reservoir is probably frozen due to poor air circulation.

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Ended up having a freon leak in tubing around door. Luckly the warranty was 5 years in sealed system. New one was FREE.

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SOURCE: Amana refrigerator not running but light and water dispenser work

Hi, Remove the front kick plate at the bottom and locate the defrost timer box. You will see a hole and there will be a round switch you can turn. Turn in clock wise and see if the refrigerator starts.
If it starts, the timer needs changed. If it does not starts. locate the cold control (thermostat)
Check continuity on the switch. If it is the on position and the circuit is open, you need to replace it.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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Our Amana afi2538aes is doing the same thing. Had a repairman out. He called tech support at Amana. They had him adjust the "thermistors" but it is colder than ever running at 28-30degrees in the fresh food compartment despite being set at 46 degrees. Tech support also recommended installing some sort of "ice bin seal kit to take care of the problem" according to our invoice from repairman. Repairman was told that the ice bin in the fresh food compartment puts cold air out (to keep the ice frozen) which freezes the food in the fresh food compartment. I called Amana and the rep I spoke to said he couldn't find record of this being a problem with the model but tech support told our repairman "we've had a lot of problems with this happening."

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