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Amana ARB2557CB refrigertator. Was not cooling though fan was running. Unplugged for 10 minutes and plugged back in, fan no longer started. Replaced overload relay (has burnt plastic smell) and run capacitor. Now still no fan. Lights are on though.

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  • Colukebe Dec 30, 2010

    Problem solved. Everything is working after I left it plugged in for a few more minutes. I didn't leave it plugged in long enough to allow it to exit some mode when the fans are turned off. I was too hasty in my conclusion that something was still wrong. Hope this tip helps someone else too.

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If you have the wiring diagram for the refrigerator use it as a reference to troubleshoot and retrace the repair the work that you have done.

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  • Colukebe Dec 30, 2010

    I don't have a wiring diagram. All I changed was the overload relay and capacitor. Would a refrigerator typically have fuses or other devices to reset? Any other suggestions?

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