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already talked to someone else!! told me my board was bad on

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my amana fridge ABB2524DEB!! replaced...
already talked to someone else!! told me my board was bad on my amana fridge ABB2524DEB!! replaced it!!! still no air blowing in freezer or fridge compartments!! anymore ideas??
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Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
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Hi, my name is Chas, I am hoping that I will be able to help you with your problem today.
I have no idea who you may have talked to, however the most common problem with this model is the fan motor in the freezer, as a matter of fact I just had to install a new one in a customers freezer yesterday, the part number is XXXXX for the fan motor, You can order the parts you need from the following places, www.apwagner.com, www.repairclinic.com, www.searspartsdirect.com, or www.partstore.com, all of these places offer easy returns and reasonable prices for their items.

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

what is this?

 

Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
Can you hear the fan motor running inside the freezer compartment? Also what is showing on the display inside the fridge section?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
yes fan runs i have the settings on 5 and 5 right now! with the new board i did the progarming of the board like it says and all that
Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
SO you have air blowing inside the freezer now but no cold air down there?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
i have no air blowing inside either compartments
Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
You said the fan was running then you say there is no air blowing? Is there frost on the back wall of the freezer?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

i dont see any

Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
Is the back wall of the freezer cold?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
no
Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
do you hear a clicking or humming noise every so often coming from the back of the unit?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
yes
Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
That is the overload on the compressor, you will need to see which compressor you have on the back of the unit, if there is a blue Indian picture on it or if it says EMBARCO. Let me know.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

blue indian

 

Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
You have a bad compressor then, if the unit is over 5 years old then you will be looking at over $500 to have it replaced. this will require a tech to do the installation as the refrigerant has to be recovered. Amana had a lot of problems with these compressors, I have changed over 100 of these of the last 2 years.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

ok i dont know about $500 already have the part lined up but ok thanks

Appliance Technician: Chas, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 years ago
Labor for this repair is over $200 for someone to install it.
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