Food Wilting in Crisper Drawer

Cause:

  • Temperature issues
  • Food not stored properly
  • Condenser needs to be cleaned

Topics:

  • Food wilts quickly when stored in the crisper drawer.
  • Why are vegetables rotting inside a Sub-Zero crisper drawer?
  • Where to store fresh fruits and vegetables so they don't spoil too fast.

Steps to Verify Issue:

  1. Verify that fresh fruits and vegetables are stored properly inside the Sub-Zero.
    • Ethylene producing foods should not be stored with ethylene sensitive foods.
    • Ethylene sensitive foods wilt or rot quickly when stored with ethylene producers.
    • See Ethylene Producing Foods and Sub-Zero Food Preservation Laminated Cards for more information.
    • Store vegetables in airtight containers or plastic wrap, and store aromatic fruits in plastic bags.
    • Do not wash or rinse berries until using them.
  2. Verify no temperature issues.
  3. Clean the condenser if not done in the last 6 months.
  4. See also:

Refer to the product use and care guide for further information.

Answer:

If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further customer troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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