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My Amana side-by-side does not cool enough. It seems blower keep running. I put the control knob at highest, but still cannot make ice. To make ice freezer should be atleast 12F to get the cycle started. Any suggestion. Refrigerator temp is about 45F, which is slightly higher. Any help, what could be wrong? 27 cubic ft model sxd27q2w

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  • pramod22 Jun 11, 2008

    where is thermostate located? how I can change?

  • pramod22 Jun 11, 2008

    I have owners manual (1994), cannot find the location of it on page 33 where entire picture of each part listed.Doesn't mention thermosate in troubleshoot pages

  • pramod22 Jun 11, 2008

    I know how to replace such parts as long as I can find it without much trouble. I fixed my gas furnace, water heater, cloth dryer, washer and many other items. I need to get the exact location of thermostate. I have volt meter etc.
    Model # SXD 27Q2W (manufacturer part # P1181313W)
    Make: Amana
    Side-by side

  • pramod22 Jun 11, 2008

    I said in my reply that setting is at 6 to freezer & refrigerator highest is 7. Til yesterday we were only using 2/4. When it not cooling, very first thing in my mind as setting. It has been 18 hrs and still same thing. Not a good help from you. Thanks.
    I am happy and don't want any more help. Things you are telling I have already done. Please don't charge me as I am happy with your response. Thanks.



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Think this thermostat has failed

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Jun 11, 2008

    you wil probably need to change the thermostat of ur unit.

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jun 11, 2008

    on side of the unit.

    very simply.
    need to detatch it from your unit carefully.

    then order the same from shop.
    then replace it and connect it to ur unit again.

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jun 11, 2008

    but see to that you perform this only with a prior knowledge of electrical and electronics.
    else there is a risk of shock,

    be careful.

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Jun 11, 2008

    these diagrams belong to one of our co-expert named bobotfel

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Jun 11, 2008

    place from where you can buy the part.
    is this

    and one more similar instance mentioned in another site is.

    it is great to know that you fix you own appliances. only a few people do it.

    feels good to assist customers like you

    thank you



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