The freezer section iw working fine. However, the frig section is not working. I have set the dial to the coldest setting and this make no difference. The fan is running in the freezer section, but not in he frig section. Is there a fan for each section in the Amana? What do ou think is causing this problem?
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Re: Freezer cool, but Frig section is not cool
Volman, take a look in the freezer section and see if you have a heavy build-up of frost on the back panel. You want to take the evap cover off and see if the evaporator is frozen up. If so, your refer did not go into defrost and cannot move the air over to the refer side. If this is the case you will have to defrost that evaporator completely. On these Amanas the culprit is usually the bi-metal which sits on the evaporator. Look at it and see if it's buldged. The part number for the bi-metal is ro131661. If you defrost the evap your refer will start cooling again normally until it freezes over again. This will give you time to replace the bimetal....Catriver...post back.
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check air flow at frezer. also were is freezer/frig dial set to? place it in the middle. also look for freezing up on back wall and bottom of freezer. DO NOT SET FREEZER/ FRIG DIAL ALL THE WAY TO FREEZER!!!. PLACE HAND WERE YOU CAN FEEL AIR FLOW AND TURN DIAL AND YOULL SEE WHAT I MEAN.
Your frig has the classic symptoms of a frig with a clogged or blocked vent between the freezer section and the refrigerated section. This clog can occur due to (a) stuff in the freezer blocking the vent, or (b) ice in the freezer blocking the vent, or (c) both of the above.
The way a refrigerator works is it cools the freezer, and the warmest air in the freezer is vented out to the refrigerator section. If this vent is blocked (and everything else is working), your refrigerator just became a eye-level small freezer atop a well-insulated section of dangerously warm food.
You have solved your problem :D You need to get that fan blowing. The vast majority of the time that is all you need. Other times, there can be another part controlling the operation of the fan (ADC - Adaptive Defrost Control). Post the model number and I will see if you have one of these ADCs in your appliance :D
Check and make sure the fan in the freezer is running. if not possible bad fan. If fan is running, check to see if you have any ice built up on back freezer wall. Normally frost type ice. If so, you may possibly have a bad defrost bi-metal mounted in the freezer section. Next could be a defrost timer control. Model number usally will help more in getting it right.
Look for the air ciculation regulator sliding vent between frig & freezer section open accordingly. Set both sides to #3 on dials if frig not cooling to less than 40 degrees, might need new cold/temp controller behind frig dial
sounds like your defrost timer is not working properly . Most fridge/freezers the fridge gets cooled from the cool air from the freezer . But when the defrost timer is not working properly the section between the fridge and freezer freezes up and hence doesnt allow the flow of cool air into the fridge. The defrost timer can be easily replaced.
hello, my refrigerator got the following problem; it works fine at the freezer but there is no cold in the frig, when i unplug it from the wall connection and after few time connect it again, it start working, after few hours, the refrigerator stop, the freezer is fine and very cool,but the frig is not cool and the refrigerator do not start working again, even after the freezer gets warm.Please i hope you can help me with this problem.