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Compressor running non-stop

I've replaced the freezer Temp Control, thinking that would fix my problem, but the compressor stays running the temps are good . I let it run for over 2 hours, without the compressor turning off. I can turn it off by manually turning the defrost timer. It stays off for about 20 minutes. Does this mean that my defrost timer is bad or do I have another problem?

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Temperature setting/changes takes more than 2 hours to stabilize.If still running non stop after 24 hours use a digital thermometer to check the internal temp of refrigerator. If not cold enough it will not open the thermometer and turn off the compressor. Meanwhile, a 20 minute defrost cycle is about right.

Posted on Sep 23, 2017

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SOURCE: crystals forming all over freezer

Look at the gasket between the door and the ref cabinet. If you have any gap in there, then worm air is getting in, condensing, then freezing.

Posted on Apr 21, 2007

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Franklin Ouchida

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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..

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

Anonymous

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SOURCE: kenmore frige model 59658692890 evap fan will not start

It won't run if unit is stuck in defrost.

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

lenwest

Len West

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SOURCE: Refrigerator part not cooling, freezer

There is a vent that is connected from the freezer down to the fridge right where the fan is,make sure nothing is blocking it.

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Len West

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

buddymcl777

Bruce McLeod

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SOURCE: Refrigerator section on side by side losing cooling

Here is the Amana website with the manuals which should show you where the defrost timer etc. is located. Witht your model number and manual it will be a lot easer

http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search.jsp?siteCd=AMA

And yes the defrost timer thermostat and heater are the most likely problem.

Do not let this keep running and running or you may lose your compressor too which means a lot more expense than now.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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