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Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« on: October 29, 2007, 12:17:58 PM »
Hi everyone, my first time posting here.

Our amana refrigerator is about three years old.
Nothing is very cold inside this morning.

Is this something I could fix myself?

Model ABB2227DES

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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2007, 07:21:52 PM »
Look on the back wall of thr freezer and see if there is any frost build-up. Make sure the condensor coils underneath are clean. Are both fans working, one by the compressor and one in the freezer.
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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2007, 07:33:53 PM »
I do not see any frost build up on the back wall of the freezer.
I cleaned the coils this morning, but it has not helped.

The fans are blowing and the compressor is running and very hot.

I would guess it was room temp in the freezer when I unplugged it.

This is not good is it?


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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2007, 07:41:01 PM »
No, it's not good. You might have a bad compressor. I see alot of Amana's with bad compressors. The only way to be sure is to have a refrigeration tech put a set of gauges on the sealed system. I'm about 90% sure it's the compressor. Sorry for the bad news.
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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2007, 07:18:54 AM »
Going to have a appliance guy come look at it today.
Looking at our book the compressor should still be under warranty.

Thanks for the fast reply. Will keep you updated..

Nice site  O0

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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2007, 08:22:37 AM »
Good, let us know how it goes.
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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2007, 06:18:24 PM »
Good news, bad news kind of day.

It was the compressor, but it is under warranty.  O0

Thanks for the help..

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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2007, 07:22:55 PM »
Here is a little more good news, the replacement compressor is a much better unit than the original even though it's made in china. (just don't suck on the paint) ;D You should get 10 to 20 years out of it. Don't hold me to that. good luck
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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2007, 12:25:29 PM »
I was wondering about that last night.
Would I be getting the same old crappy compressor or a new style that would last longer.

I sure hope this one last longer...

Thxs..

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Re: Amana Refrigerator ABB2227DES not cooling.
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2007, 10:35:34 PM »
It will O0
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