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I have a 1994 Amana side by side, Its freezing up, and the fan in freezer is not blowing, Can anyone help me? I can see coil after removing back of freezer. The compressor is running, but seems to freezing instead of cooling

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This is a symptom of a defrost failure. Timer, heater, thermostat or all three.

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