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Amana Side by Side Refrigerator ARS2665AW Compressor

Our refrigerator fan was not running right and we had it replaced. After the fan was replaced our freezer quit freezing and then our fridge side quit working. We really like our refrigerator and hate to get ride of it. Is there anything we can do to save it? It's been unplugged for about 1 week.

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  • van_cleve199 Aug 24, 2008

    All I can tell you is that the fan you feel blowing from the back of the refrigerator was replaced. I hope this helps

  • James Helmer
    James Helmer May 11, 2010

    Which fan motor was replaced? The one inside the freezer or the one near the compressor ?

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I would have the refrigerator checked out. The last place that was worked on would be the starting point to look for a fault. The wires for the compressor operation are located in the same area as the wires for that fan motor that was replaced.

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