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Condenser coils - Amana SXD26VW Refrigerator side too warm

Jake

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I checked the evap coils after a couple of hours and they're shiny as the pic I sent. No frost coating whatsoever.
Yes, that indicates a sealed system problem. Time to go refrigerator shopping.

We recommend Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, and Amana.

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Sure, but the cost and repair would be more than half the price of a new refrigerator. 21 years is very good, and its exceeded its average life already.:)

The sealed system consists of the compressor, condenser, evaporator, heat exchanger, filter/drier and refrigerant. Common problems with a sealed system are bad compressors, refrigerant leaks, and system restrictions. Sealed system repair costs will often exceed the machines value.

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Glad to help.:)

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