Refridgerator warm, Freezer warm at top

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers

Michael From Emmaus, PA

May 12, 2011

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Remove sheet metal cover inside freezer lower half at back to expose the coils.
Cut the zip-tie holding the thermostat wires.
Un-clip bi-metal thermostat from metal coolant line. Disconnect the thermostat electrical connections (use pliers if difficult).
Connect the new thermostat wires.
Clip the new thermostat to the coolant line.
zip-tie the wires again.
replace the sheet metal cover.

It takes about 10 minutes for the thermostat to turn on the freezer fan after power-on if the freezer is room temperature.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat

Part Number: PS2167866

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