freezer coils would frost up and block flow of air

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Jim From Milford, DE

Jul 31, 2009

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Emptied the contents of the freezer
Removed the panel covering the coils and fan
Since I suspected the thermostat, I removed it and tested for continuity. When it was constantly "open" I decided it was defective, and ordered a new one from PartSelect.
As an interim fix, I connected together the two wires that had been attached to the thermostat, so the fan ran constantly.
When the part arrived, I connected it, replaced the cover panel and monitored the temperature for a day to verify that it maintained below freezing.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat - 6" Leads

Part Number: PS1997225

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