Question about Amana Refrigerators
I have an Amana SXD27TW (P1302801WW) side by side that I use as a beer fridge/extra freezer in the garage. It stopped cooling properly (both fans running fine) and I noticed significant frost buildup on the freezer wall and once removed, the coils. I defrosted it manually and it now it is working fine again. So clearly, it is a defrosting issue. I know that there are the 3 parts to check (plus the wiring). I also determined that my fridge has an adaptive timer board not a mechanical timer. Last night, I took my multimeter and testing continuity through the cold thermostat (attached to the coils) and the element itself. Both beeped properly indicating continuity. So, I assume the next step is to test the adaptive timer board. Per the sticker on it, it says to open and close the door (either one) 4 times in 8 seconds. I tried repeatedly but nothing occurred at all when I did so. No clicking that I could hear and definitely no shut off of the fans/cooling. The fridge/freezer were at normal (cold) operating temp at the time of this test. Does this conclusively confirm that the problem is the board or is there some other testing that I should do before ordering a new one? Thanks!
THAT THE THERMOSTAT IS WORKING,AND THE COMPRESSOR CUTS OFF AND ON,LET ME KNOW-MIKE
Posted on Jul 02, 2008
YES YOU GOT IT,IT'S THE BOARD BECAUSE EVERYTHING ELSE CHECKED OUT GOOD,BOTH FANS,HEATING ELEMENT,DEFROST THERMOSTAT,THE ONLY OTHER THING I WOULD DO IS TURN THE THERMOSTAT OFF IN THE FRIG.TO SEE IF THE COMPRESSOR AND FANS TURN OFF,WAIT 3 MINUTES AND TURN IT BACK ON, IF THAT CHECKS OUT THEN IT HAS TO BE THE DEFROST TIMER,LET ME KNOW-MIKE
Posted on Jul 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Its defrost problem, the freezer should cool,
then freeze, then defrost cycle should start. In your case freezer is cooling,
then freezing, but its not defrosting. That's why fridge section is not
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