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We have an Amana side-by side 36" wide by 69" high refrigerator, approximately 10 years old, with cusXXXXX XXXXX panels on the doors. It has stopped working and the appliance repair people that we called say that the compressor is burned out. They also say that they are hesitant to replace the compressor because they usually burn out again quite... Read full answer
We have an Amana side-by side 36" wide by 69" high refrigerator, approximately 10 years old, with cusXXXXX XXXXX panels on the doors. It has stopped working and the appliance repair people that we called say that the compressor is burned out. They also say that they are hesitant to replace the compressor because they usually burn out again quite soon. When I called the supplier from whom we bought the refrigerator, planning to buy a new one, they indicated that Amana no longer makes refrigerators on which cusXXXXX XXXXX panels can be attached. Our whole kitchen is designed around cusXXXXX XXXXX panels with rustic log trim. A modern appearance refrigerator would ruin the appearance.

What do we do? (The refrigerator is in a second home in Tahoe City, California.)

Michael R. Cabak
Submitted: 7 years ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Bob L Your Appl Pal, Home Appliance Tech replied 7 years ago
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Hi..Bob Here ...Welcome to Just Answer...Sub Zero fridges still have the wood panel options..You can also have wood panels made to fit..CLICK HERE Other wise in most cases..On a fridge this old you would have to replace the coils along with the compressor for a complete trouble free repair..Which is quite expensive..
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Appliance Technician: Bob L Your Appl Pal, Home Appliance Tech replied 7 years ago
Sometimes you can get away with flushing the coils out with a coil cleaner..Then replacing the compressor..It all depends upon the condition of the coils..More than likely the company that told you replacing the compressor will not last..Did not want to take on the job..Also once you use the accept option today..Please stop by and leave some feedback for my time helping you...If you have any further questions i will be standing by..Thanks Bob
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