Amana Refrigerator Repair
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Whirlpool Refrigerator Repair
The diagnostic help out lined below is intended to be used only by professional appliance repair technicians.
If you are attempting to repair your Refrigerator yourself, be aware that you are working with potential dangerous electrical currents that can cause serious injury or death. Be aware that appliance parts have extremely sharp edges and moving parts that can cause serious injury or death.
Always remove the power source from the unit you are working on. Unplug it! When unplugging or removing power source, double check to make sure you removed the proper cord or turned off the proper breaker when tightening part, make sure that if the tool you are working with or your hand slips, you will not be injured by sharp or ragged edges.
Keep children and pets away from working area and disassembled washer parts. Be aware that there are other hazards involved in appliance repair, besides those listed above that may cause serious injury or death. Use extreme caution when installing or removing parts.
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- Refrigerator and Freezer Repair Help
- Squealing Noise
- Thrashing or Clattering Sound
- Frost building up in back of refrigerator/freezer section.
- Noise appears to be coming from freezer
Be aware that the refrigerator repair tips and diagnostic information given below is general in nature and is not meant to be all inclusive nor necessarily apply to your Refrigerator unit.
Refrigerator makes a high-pitched squealing sound, or chirping like a bird sound. Possibly coming from freezer compartment. Does not make this noise all the time.
Possible cause and parts repair help solution:
You may need a new freezer fan motor. This problem is more common in some older model refrigerator units made by Whirlpool and Kenmore.
Noise appears to be coming from behind refrigerator
near the bottom.
Possible cause and repair parts solution:
Your condenser cooling fan motor blade, located at the back of unit near the compressor may be be striking a foreign object, such as a piece of paper, cardboard, or some other object.
Very easy refrigerator repairs, no parts needed.
Fan blade may be loose.
Fan motor shaft may be loose.
Motor mount screw may have come off.
Diagnostic repair information applies to most refrigerator units, including Whirlpool, Kenmore, GE, Amana, Maytag, KitchenAid and Frigidaire.
Possible cause and repair parts solution:
- Defective part, defrost timer.
- Defrost Heater(s) inoperable.
- Defrost thermostat limit defective.
- Freezer fan motor not working.
Thrashing or Clattering Sound
- Possible cause and repair parts help solution:
- Refrigerator freezer fan blade may be loose.
- Motor shaft may be worn out.
- Blade may be striking foreign object such as paper
- Blade may be striking ice build up or stray ice cube.
We will be adding more Refrigerator Repair help tips and Diagnostic assistance to this page in the near future.
Most of the refrigerator parts that are mechanical, such as a defrost timer, light switch, freezer fan motor, condenser fan motor, compressor, defrost element, fan switch, fan blade, cold control, thermostat, defrost terminator, limit switch, ice maker water valve can usually be obtained in one to three business days over the internet from our partner Repairclinic.com. Most of the above mentioned repair parts, even for refrigerator units that are 25 to 35 years old are readily available and ready to ship.
So even if your refrigerator is a really old one, the repair parts are most likely still available and can be shipped same business day.
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