Electrical Burning Odor from Sub-Zero or Wolf Appliance


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Core Issue:

  • Sub-Zero or Wolf appliance is not functioning properly and smells like wires are burning.
  • Why is there a hot electrical burning odor when using a Sub-Zero or Wolf product?
  • What to do if the bottom of the a Sub-Zero or Wolf unit has an electrical burning smell?

Steps to Verify Issue:

  1. An electrical burning odor while using a Sub-Zero or Wolf product is not normal. Verify the odor is not from another appliance or electrical device.
  2. Shut the Sub-Zero or Wolf unit off at the circuit breaker.


No troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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