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Hi Pete Have an update.. Connected the...

Hi Pete

Have an update..

Connected the mains to the NEW defrost heater and it heated, connected it back to the fridge, with the defrost thermostat also wired back in and advanced the defrost...
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Posted By ash1212002

Hi pete I will take the back panel off and...

Hi pete

I will take the back panel off and send you some pics, much appreciated!

With the fridge powered on when i do a voltage test on the evap fan no voltage readings whatsoever, when i...
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Posted By ash1212002

Could it be a problem with the pcb? Where is this...

Could it be a problem with the pcb? Where is this located?
To trace out the neutral sounds like a big job, i guess i will need to strip everything out to find out the source of the wire
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Posted By ash1212002

Hi pete I have checked the freezer light...

Hi pete

I have checked the freezer light switch, im getting continuity and 230v
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Posted By ash1212002

Ok when i connect 1 probe to the yellow and 1 to...

Ok when i connect 1 probe to the yellow and 1 to the brown i get no reading but if i touch 1 of the probes to earth i get a reading of 238v
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Posted By ash1212002

Hi pete New fan and defrost heater fitted,...

Hi pete

New fan and defrost heater fitted, fridge has been running for 30 mins still no evap fan running! :(

Im sure i have connected everything correctly the only thing i doubt is whether i...
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Posted By ash1212002

Cheers pete! Parts should be with me tomorrow,...

Cheers pete! Parts should be with me tomorrow, will rewire the defrost thermostat back on, i hope the new parts do the trick!

Will report back!
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Posted By ash1212002

Ok will order the defrost heater and fan ...

Ok will order the defrost heater and fan

Based on the pic is it safe to say its not a compressor or a starter relay/capacitor issue
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Posted By ash1212002

What would you suggest I replace? it's really...

What would you suggest I replace? it's really bugging me, can you see the pic? what are your thoughts?
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Posted By ash1212002

Hi Pete I also connected live and neutral...

Hi Pete

I also connected live and neutral directly to the fan to see if it would run, the fan did not run at all although I heard a 'pop' :eek:

I also did the same for the defrost heater, but...
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Posted By ash1212002

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Posted By ash1212002

What ive also just done to eliminate that it is...

What ive also just done to eliminate that it is not the defrost thermostat i've cut the brown and orange wires and joined them together without the thermostat, still no fan running and still no...
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Posted By ash1212002

I'm only getting 238v from one of the wires on...

I'm only getting 238v from one of the wires on the defrost heater element. Also lets assume it is the heater at fault and i've manually defrosted the freezer in theory the freezer should work with...
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Posted By ash1212002

Checked again with another multimeter and i am...

Checked again with another multimeter and i am getting a 238v reading for the evap fan. Did the same for the defrost heater and get a 238v reading for 1 of the 2 wires for the defrost heater wiring....
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Posted By ash1212002

I'm not sure if my multimeter is defective i've...

I'm not sure if my multimeter is defective i've checked again to be sure and now i am getting a reading of 1!? Confused
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Posted By ash1212002

I am based in the uk and get 230v reading, doors...

I am based in the uk and get 230v reading, doors are closed and not left open
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Posted By ash1212002

When in defrost mode, the heater does not come...

When in defrost mode, the heater does not come on, its been 15 mins since i put it in defrost mode, I have taken it off defrost mode, fridge is back on but evap fan not running, coils icing up but...
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Posted By ash1212002

Hi pjmax I advanced the defrost timer,...

Hi pjmax

I advanced the defrost timer, fridge switches off but the defrost heater does not come on.

As I had manually defrosted the fridge and assuuming based on the above that the defrost...
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Posted By ash1212002

Also to add checked for continuity on the fan and...

Also to add checked for continuity on the fan and the defrost thermostat which appears to be fine
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Posted By ash1212002

Amana fridge freezer not getting cold

Hi all

Looking for some advice, we have an amana side by side fridge freezer model SRD522VE which is no longer getting cold. The compressor and rear fan is running. I've removed the front panel...
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