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Freezer not cold enough

I have an Amana refrigerator and the freezer seems to have quit working properly. No ice is being made because the freezer isn't cold enough and there is frost forming on the rear wall of the freezer. The cold control seems to work, it turns the fan off in the off position but outherwise the fan runs all of the time. Thanks, Dave

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items. If it still has a problem then it might be the compressor and you should probably replace the machine.

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