Question about Amana Refrigerators
Typically with this model it is either the timer or the defrost thermostat.
This is behind the back wall of the freezer. It is attached in series with the element. It is designed to open when the heater gets hot enough. The part is about the size of a stack of 6 quarters and typically has a blue end coating on one end. The other end is silver in colour and should be clipped on the black coloured heating element. It will have 2 wires coming out of the blue end.
If this part is defective then it will have to be replaced. by cutting a splicing a new one in. Be sure to unplug the fridge before replacing it.
There are 3 main components that can give issues; the timer, the thermostat and the heater. All 3 should be checked to confirm the fault. NOTE the timer contacts can be burned out as they arc under normal operation.
If you have a multimeter then you can check if the heater circuit has 0 or close to 0 resistance when there is frost on the back wall of the freezer. if it is then the timer is bad.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 03, 2014 | Amana Refrigerators
Sep 21, 2011 | Amana BCI21V1C Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Jul 26, 2011 | Amana ATB1832AR Top Freezer Refrigerator
Dec 04, 2009 | Dishwashers
Aug 03, 2009 | Amana ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer...
Jun 05, 2009 | Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...
May 27, 2009 | Amana ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer...
Jan 20, 2009 | Amana Easy Reach AFD2535DE Bottom Freezer...
Nov 15, 2008 | Amana ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer...
Aug 28, 2007 | Amana AFD2535DES French Door Refrigerator
Jan 02, 2018 | Amana Refrigerators
126 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: