Sub-Zero 501F, 511, and 550 Ice Maker Operation
- How to turn the ice maker off or on in a 501F, 511 or 550 Sub-Zero
- Ice maker in 501F, 511 or 550 does not shut off, turn off, or stop ice production with bucket removed
- Why does the ice maker stop working when the ice bin is removed?
- The ice maker is disabled (turned off) when the ice bin is removed from the freezer basket. Replace the ice bin to restore ice production.
- If the ice maker does not stop operation with the bucket removed, inspect ice maker switch:
- Inspect the ice maker switch; if the switch is frozen or stuck closed, defrost the unit. Refer to Manually Defrost a Sub-Zero for instructions.
- Make sure that no food items in the void of the removed ice bin are pressing the ice maker switch when the drawer is closed.
- 511 and 550 switch is found slightly beneath and to the rear of the ice maker assembly.
- 501F switch is found slightly beneath and to the left of the ice maker assembly.
- If the ice maker does not resume operation in 24 hours with the ice bin in place, refer to No Ice Production Troubleshooting.
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