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I have an amana fridge bottom freezer 9 yrs old just stopped lights

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I have an amana fridge bottom= freezer 9 yrs old
just stopped
lights go on, freezer slightly cold, fridge warm
no ice seen on bottom back wall
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

Try to unplug the unit for 60 seconds to see if the electronics will reset. If not and only the lights are turning on but you hear no fans or motors running, then your refrigerator thinks that it's already cold so it's not turning anything on to cool. Open the freezer and turn the thermostat colder to make sure it wasn't set to "off". If it still doesn't turn on, you'll need to order and replace the defrost timer because your unit is stuck in defrost mode. The timer is located up in the control panel at the top of your refrigerator. Below is a link to the part you'd need to order.


Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok thanks
i have replugged fridge and heard the compressor and fan start.
cold settings are at max
but i do not feel any cold air coming out of either fridge or freezer
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
it will take about 24 hours for it to cool down, I'd just wait. If it still doesn't cool, then it sounds like your compressor isn't kicking on and you'll need to call a technician to check the freon pressure.

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