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I have an Amana bottom freezer refrigerator (ARB8057CSR). Came

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I have an Amana bottom freezer refrigerator (ARB8057CSR). Came home yesterday to find everything in the freezer defrosted and the refrigerator not cold. We vacumuned the coils and tried to restart. It just keeps making a clicking noise - no cold air.
Hi, my name is Chas, I am hoping that I will be able to help you with your problem today..

Is the fan motor running inside the freezer?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

My husband thinks it was - we turned off the frig last night.

 

Can you pull out the unit from the wall and look at the compressor? This is the large black item that cools the unit, and see if it says EMBARCO or has a picture of a BLUE INDIAN on the it?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Ok - we are checking now. Have to take off the back of the unit again.

 

Thank you

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

It has a blue indian head

 

I am sorry to tell you that the compressor is SHOT, Amana had a lot of problems with this compressor, I was hoping for it to say EMBARCO which would only require a new overload to repair it, The compressor to have it replaced is going to cost over $400 to have it installed depending where you live. You will be better off buying a new unit than having this one repaired.

however if you think you want it repaired you can call A&E Factory Service @ 1.800.905.9505 as they are an authorized AMANA repair center for you unit...


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thanks for your help. We are going to look for a new unit.
Have a Happy New year, and thank you for the nice bonus for my help

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