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Amana Refrigerator Freezing Food


The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Refrigerator freezing food are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Temperature Control Thermostat - Part # 126964 Mfg Part # C8946703

Temperature Control Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 126964

If the refrigerator is freezing food the temperature control thermostat might be defective. The thermostat allows power to flow through to the compressor, evaporator fan and condenser fan. Try rotating the temperature control thermostat all the way from stop to stop and listen for a click. If a click is heard the thermostat is probably OK. If not, remove the thermostat and check it for continuity. It should have continuity when it's calling for cooling.

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Damper Control Assembly - Part # 223353 Mfg Part # R0161050

Damper Control Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 223353

If the refrigerator is freezing food the air damper control might be stuck open or broken. The damper is either an automatic or manually operated door which opens and closes to let more or less cold air into the refrigerator compartment. If it doesn't open properly it will let too much cold air into the refrigerator.

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