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Replace Model 632 with Model BI-48S or BI-48SID


  • Are the opening size and electrical requirements the same for model 632 and model BI-48SID?
  • Are the water location, and panels the same for model 632 and model BI-48SID?
  • Will panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • Can old panels go on a new unit?
  • 632 compatibility




Opening SizeElectrical RequirementsWater RequirementsItems to Verify
  • No change.
  • No change.
  • No change.
  • Whether the original unit had a reduced height grille (to reduce overall unit height to 83") or an extended grille (to increase overall height above 84"). If so, order a new reduced height or extended height grille for the new model. See Classic (Formerly Built-In) Series Grille Height Options.
  • Whether the new model door clearance fits if installed near an island. See the Sub-Zero Design Guide for details.


  • The panels from model 632 fit model BI-48S or BI-48SID with the purchase of a retrofit kit. Retrofit kits are only needed if reusing existing parts.
  • Side panels cannot be reused.

BI-48S or BI-48SID Sales Accessories

Accessory Framed Overlay
Retrofit Kit


See also, Classic Framed Retrofit Kits.


See also, Classic Series Overlay Retrofit Kits.

Grille 7014852 (louvered if desired)

Reduce height of overlay grille panel by 1" if reusing the grille panel from model 632.


7014890 (full-length standard set)

7003465 (full-length extended set)

Reuse existing handles or mount any custom handles to the door/drawer panels.

See also:

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications and the product Installation Guide for further installation information.


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