20 Most Recent Amana ARB224RCW Bottom Freezer Refrigerator Questions & Answers


Probably need to replace that temperature control. Also check damper. If manual, set to where less air is going to fridge.

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Sep 24, 2017


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Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Sep 11, 2010


Place a thermomter in a glass of liquid. Put glass on shelf and see if the temperature changes or remains the same. If so change the control.

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Jun 21, 2010


ITS NOT OVERLOADED. YOU HAVE A DEFROST PROBLEM. ONE OF THREE THINGS ARE NOT WORKING. TIMER, DEFROST THERMOSTAT, OR THE HEATER. THIS SHOULD BE CHECKED BY A QUALIFIED TECH. GOOD LUCK

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Mar 16, 2010


blockage or leakage from the pipe line

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Mar 06, 2010


Is the freezer cold enough? Should be close to 10 degrees.
Is there water or ice in the ice mold? If not put water in it and see if it dumps the ice after it’s frozen. If there is ice, lift the cut off arm and let it drop to see if it will start.
If it does dump the ice but don’t refill with water.
Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Aug 16, 2009


check the setting in the ref part set on a lower setting if this doesnt take care of the problem replace the thermostat

Amana ARB224RCW... | Answered on Jul 03, 2009


usually in back on top of or near compressor or in the front of fridge u have to remove the panel to see it

Amana... | Answered on Mar 12, 2020


pan is usually located on back or front bottom you may have to remove back or front pANEL TO ACCESS


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Amana... | Answered on Mar 12, 2020


gently possible soft brush or coil comb

Amana... | Answered on Mar 11, 2020


Hello Dennis;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service technician.

You did not provide a model number. So, I am going to speak in general. It sounds like you have a bad or stuck contact switch. Or, you ice dispenser handle is broken and activating the dispenser.

You contact switch will look like the following:


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There are two slots on the bottom of the dispenser frame for a flat head screw driver. Pop the bottom out. The rest of the frame is held by plastic tabs. Push in the sides to remove the frame.

Ground yourself by touching something that is steal. Static electricity will knock out a board. Remove the board. You will see the contact switch.

Send me the model number and I can be more specific.

Go into the following web site and put in your model number for diagrams and the part number.
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Amana... | Answered on Jan 08, 2020


Check the plastic drainage tray atop the coils at the bottom underneath. You probably will find a smelly stew waiting to be drained into the sink. Follow up by scrubbing the tray clean.

Amana... | Answered on Dec 02, 2019


That can be two things.

1. Condensation

2. The evaporator is in there behind the grill with a small fan. It freezes up and has a defrost which causes water. That water runs into a drain, your drain is blocked or the fan isn't working.

28 years old, you are due for a new one.

Amana... | Answered on Oct 21, 2019


This appears to be a reference to the defrosting component of a Amana freezer. Let's just assume that it is not a problem with the freezer door seals. (If the seal is not a tight seal when the door is closed, you have melting occurring and the the freezer trying to compensate by refreezing, yielding a lot of icing in the compartment. This is what happens if you over stuff the freezer and the freezer door does not quite close firmly, as well.)

The Amana defrost thermostat might be defective or have become dislodged for some reason. If defective, it would require replacement. But let's say it is not defective. The defroster didn't work when there was too much ice buildup. This could cause the molex connector in the thermostat to contract, breaking the connect activating it. One user "fixed" this problem by putting aluminum foil inside the molex connector.

If the theromostate became dislodged from its "attachment point", one would need to know the model of the freezer know where that point was. https://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/threads/amana-defrost-thermostat-installation-location.27405/

There are videos describing replacement of the thermostat in some Amana's. You can find such on YouTube. I just can't promise that replacement would fix the problem.

Amana... | Answered on Oct 04, 2019

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