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Amana Fridge defrost problem

I discovered that my fridge did not defrost. I diagnosed the problem to the control board.

I replaced the control board with one I ordered from Sears. After installing the new board it flashed (turned on then off then on, etc.) "0" and "0" in the temperature settings display (one for fridge the other for freezer). The compressor did not switch on.

Why is the display flashing? Is there some turn on sequence or reset procedure? I tried unplugging the power and replug the power but no change. All lights in the fridge worked.

The board came in a box labeled "MAYTAG BOARD - CON 67006740". The new  board looks identical to the old except a sticker on the old saying "JAZZ10" and the new says "JAZZ14".

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  • f pal Nov 01, 2007

    Thanks robmsp.

    No documentation came with the board. Much appreciated if you could provide a copy of the programming procedure.

  • f pal Nov 02, 2007

    Fridge is ABB2227DEW, control card is 12002445 (or 67006740).

  • f pal Nov 02, 2007

    Thank you robmsp,

    My program code is "02".

    However, I don't have a fresh food door or fresh food door light (unless you mean the main refrigerator door).

    (This fridge has one upper door for the fridge section and a bottom sliding door (drawer) for the freezer section.)

    (Inside the fridge section there are 3 drawers. One "chef's pantry" drawer and two "vegetable" drawers. But none of the 3 drawers have any switches or lights.)

    (The main refrigerator door switch at the top of the fridge, when closed, it shuts power to the display. Thus I can't see any display while that switch is closed.)

    This procedure looks very promising. Entering the programming mode is the only problem.

  • f pal Nov 05, 2007

    Thank-you. Thank-you very much.

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The board needs to be programmed to the fridge. directions should have come with the part. if not i might be able to find you a copy

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2007

    what is the model #

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2007



    Note:
    The Program Code is located on the Serial Plate on this unit after the word Code.




      1. 1. Open the Fresh Food door and hold the Fresh Food door light switch closed while pushing the Freezer Temperature Down Key pad 3 times consecutively.







    Note:
    The 3 Keystrokes must be done consecutively and within 10 seconds.




      1. 2. Release the Fresh Food door light switch.




      2. 3. The control will display PE to confirm entry into the programming mode. Freezer Refrigerator





    P E




      1. 4. Entry is confirmed by pressing the Freezer Down key once more.








    Note:
    All control functions will be turned off (Compressor, Defrost, Evaporator Fan, the damper will remain in its current position)




      1. 5. The control will display the current Program Code. This value should be validated with the Program Code printed on the unit serial plate.





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    Note:
    If the Program Code is correct, the Programming Mode is exited by closing the Refrigerator door(s).




      1. 6. To set the desired Program Code number press the Freezer and Refrigerator UP keys. The corresponding digit will be advanced with each key press.




      2. 7. Once the desired Program Code is displayed, press the Freezer DOWN Key until the Program Code begins flashing indicating it has been saved.






    Note:
    If you attempt to enter an invalid Program Code the control will not save the new code, but will flash the old code and this will be displayed. (The unit will NOT run with a Program Code of 00).




      1. 8. Once the Program Code has been saved the Programming Mode is exited by closing the Refrigerator door(s). If the new code is incorrect this process should be repeated after closing the Refrigerator door(s).







    The Programming mode can be exited at any time by closing the Refrigerator Door(s).

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One drawer in my freezer has defrosted WHY?

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