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Sub Zero "vacuum condenser" light keeps flashing after cleaning - 611 and othe models


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#1 glnz

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 10:13 AM

If your Sub Zero "vacuum condenser" light keeps flashing after you've opened and cleaned the grill, etc., here's a possible answer, from an official Sub Zero repair company in NYC:
Try this: either pull out the plug for the Sub Zero refrigerator or turn off the circuit breaker (or fuse) in your house that leads to it, wait for some minutes and then turn back on. It is NOT enough to turn off the unit using its own internal on-off switch - it has to be totally disconnected from the AC. I did so, waited 15 minutes, turned back on, and it worked!! I had vacuumed the condenser grill twice but the "vacuum condenser" light kept flashing AND the refrig would go bonkers if set below 38. Now the flashing warning is off and it's down to 35. Great !!!

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 10:15 AM

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 10:38 AM

That's great, but if it returns...you need to get a look at that evaporator coil in the fridge....hope for a full pattern, not just the upper left corner...
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Posted 30 October 2011 - 11:03 AM

from the SubZero 600 series service manual:
"NOTE: To clear an error display, the cause must be corrected, then the unit switched off and back on with the UNIT ON/OFF key."
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