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Offline Last Active Jul 31 2015 05:31 PM

#307242 Asko D1716 meltdown!

Posted by woftam on 07 November 2014 - 01:17 PM

Check pan under unit behind kick plate for water and if float switch is tripped. This will cause drain pump to run continually. Doesn't explain melting though. Schematic should be behind door panel.

#306269 Sub Zero 632 Condensor Fan Motor

Posted by woftam on 23 October 2014 - 07:15 PM

Would need serial number. Is this the solid bracket or three separate ones? If three separate cut threads on motor with one of the screws provided before installing motor.

#305841 SubZero 685/S -- parts diagrams/look up?

Posted by woftam on 17 October 2014 - 05:26 PM

4200740 is motor. I would have to look up blade if you need it.

#305638 strange behavior on sub0 condensor

Posted by woftam on 14 October 2014 - 06:39 PM

EC 50 is long ref section run time. Need to check frost pattern on ref evaporator coil.

#303584 Subzero Model 532 - Need reducing fittings for capillary tubes

Posted by woftam on 18 September 2014 - 04:56 PM

Simply insert the cap tube into the evap about 3/4 inch, pinch the corners of the evap inlet with pliers, and then braze it. There's no need for a special reducer, the refrigerant is going to do the same thing. I've done it plenty of times.

This works but I'm curious about evaporator you bought. Correct evaporator for 532 shouldn't need this. What part number did you get? Were rubber caps on new evap?

#295811 SubZero 590 Won't Make Ice, Replaced Water Valve

Posted by woftam on 07 June 2014 - 01:12 PM

Should be 120v at valve. I switch connectors on valve and hit water dispenser to check all the time. . Also when wires are switched remove tube at valve to ice maker when hitting dispenser to check for water.

#293142 Sub Zero pricing fair?

Posted by woftam on 08 May 2014 - 08:05 PM

What is serial number? You said he was certified did Sub Zero refer you. Prices seem high but might be different where you are. I do ref side evaps in forty-five minutes to an hour. Did he force freezer into defrost to see if heater came on and check length of cycle? What error codes did you have?

#287505 Sub Zero Evaporator 632 Pre 1810000

Posted by woftam on 11 March 2014 - 07:34 PM

Again check drain pan loop or after you pull vacuum it will draw water into system and you will end up replacing it a second time.

#284043 Wolf Double Oven Troubleshooting

Posted by woftam on 09 February 2014 - 04:55 PM

There is two thermal cut outs. One for each oven. If cut out is open it will disable all elements in that oven. Sounds like both bake elements are bad and maybe upper oven relay board. These all have five year part warranty. Is there foil or any type of liner on floor of oven? This will reflect too much heat back down on elements and cause them to burn out.

#267753 Sub Zero 601F problem

Posted by woftam on 10 September 2013 - 06:15 PM

If heater comes on probably board. Thermistor is not likely. Press and hold colder and power buttons at same time for @ 5 seconds to enter service mode. Press colder button while in service to toggle through thermistor readings. Will exit service mode on own after @ 90 seconds.

S/Z refrigerators are known for evaporator leaks. Remove back panel. Evaporator will probably have mini volcanoes on it where Freon is leaking.

#267743 Sub Zero 601F problem

Posted by woftam on 10 September 2013 - 05:05 PM

On freezer when coil is frosted over, press and hold ice button for @15 seconds to force defrost cycle. Heater should come on. If not check for 110v at heater and ohm out heater and bi-metal. If heater comes on problem is probably control board.

With refrigerator if Freon had to be added there is a leak and needs to be repaired or just going to leak out again.

Southern Coastal is S/Z part supply for area.

#267246 Sub Zero defrost troubleshooting

Posted by woftam on 06 September 2013 - 10:38 AM

Defrost bi-metal should be closed when cold. Timer should be 21 minutes of defrost every eight hours of compressor run time. Check for 110v at bi-metal and heater while in defrost.

#264970 sub-zero vacuum condenser light, compressor always on

Posted by woftam on 16 August 2013 - 07:19 PM

S/Z part is 7006964. I don't like dye dries on ref side. Found they can clog cap tube. Know others use them though. Do use other after market driers without problems.

#264758 sub-zero vacuum condenser light, compressor always on

Posted by woftam on 14 August 2013 - 07:07 PM

That is a 4204430 evaporator. Vacuum condensor light is before s/n 1810000. After 1810000 has service light. If prior owner had warranty work done SZ should be able to find record from address.

#255734 Subzero 3211RFD Condenser Cooling

Posted by woftam on 23 May 2013 - 08:16 PM

  Sounds like you need to blow out cond coils..It is going to make mess.I carry old towels to seal off compressor side best I can and use exhaust from shop vac. Baffle does force air down to drain pan so check pan if you are going to run without it.


  I see in video ref side heat exchanger and compressor was replaced, was evaporator replaced as well? Can also see fre side drier has been replaced but ref drier  passes by to quick to make out. Was it replaced ?

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