Question about Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator with FrontFill Ice and Water

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Hello, We just bought a house with an amana side by side fridge. It looks like the bottom of the fridge is cooling/freezing but the top is not. What could be the problem?

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Welcome to FixYa Dear User Check Freezer Fan Working. The most common fridge "not cooling" problem is a frost free failure. Remove the access panel in the freezer section to expose the evaporator coils. If the coils in the freezer section get plugged up with frost, this frost will block the evaporator fan motor from blowing the cold air around. The fan blade can also hit this frost and either become noisy or stop altogether. Locating the defrost timer can be tricky....they are often hidden behind the back bottom corners of the fridge at the bottom, in the last few years the timers have been located in the ceiling of the fresh food section, and some behind the cold control cover. Once you locate the defrost timer, slowly turn the screw like wheel in the middle of the defrost timer with a straight screwdriver until the fridge shuts off. You are now in defrost. If the defrost heater(s) comes on now, replace the defrost timer and defrost thermostat. Thanks for Connecting FixYa

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