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My amana scd23vbw

First of all it's a side by side,seems without warning,both fridge and freezer stopped working,the fan constantly run,I never hear the compressor turning on,like it use to,the coils are clean,I found a little ice on the back wall of the freezer and removed same,I reajusted both temp controls,results were the same.What could be the problem?

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  • shumatemj Dec 14, 2007

    I have the same problem. Fridge and freezer has just stopped working. Fan sounds like it is running but no cold air.

  • roxwellsmith Jul 12, 2008

    Without warning, the fridge/freezer stopped working. I can hear the fan at the bottom of the fridge working, but the little one that blows into the main fridge does not work. The compressor seems to work because there is ice at the back of the freezer. It seems that the little fan is necessary to move cold air from the freezer section into the main section. I have emptied the fridge and now trying to get access to the circulating fan

  • m5r12ea811 Aug 22, 2008

    the same as the others

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    My nine-year old Amana SCD23VBW side-by-side refrigerator quit cooling. The outside cooling fan (at the bottom) runs and the compressor feels hot. I removed the bottom panel in the freezer and confirmed that the evaporator is not cold and the evaporator fan motor does not run (probably because the evaporator is not cold). Am I looking at an expensive repair? Should I consider buying a new unit? Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.

  • mike lively Nov 09, 2008

    yes, I have the same problem, the small fan at the back is running, compressor is hot. at times I here a faint click like a relay is tring to activate something

  • mike lively Nov 09, 2008

    yes, small fan at rear constantly running, compressor hot, at times I here a click from a relay or something

  • mike lively Nov 09, 2008

    small fan running , compressor hot

  • mike lively Nov 09, 2008

    sall fan running, compressor hot , fridge not cold and freezer is inop

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    help i have same problem fan is running and evaporator seems to be hot

  • mstuertzel Feb 10, 2009

    The frige started to warm. I cleaned alot of dirt from the condenser coils. That usualy would fix it but this time not. The evap and condenser fans are not running now and the evap is icing up. The timer is only 2 years old. Can I have a bad timer again?



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First do you have any heat from the compressor ? ( back bottom of the fridge) is the evaporator fan running. let me know and I can help..

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