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700 Series Temperature Unit Selection


  • Change temperature display from °F to °C on 700 Series
  • Change 700 Series temp units from Fahrenheit to Celsius
  • Change temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius or from Celsius to Fahrenheit
  • When was the door ajar alarm key (bell) added to 700 Series products?
  • Temperature conversion for 700 Series
  • Refrigerator set range -1 to 7


On 700 Series units with a door ajar alarm bell button on the control panel, the temperature display can be changed from Fahrenheit (°F) to Celsius (°C).

  • Temperature unit selection must be done within the first minute after turning on the unit.
  • Without a bell on/off button on the control panel, it is not possible to change the temperature display.
  • For base units, the lower drawer must be installed.
  • See also, Sub-Zero Door Ajar Alarm.

To convert the temperatures from Fahrenheit (°F) to Celsius (°C) readings:

  1. Turn the unit off then back on again using the Unit On/Off button.
  2. Within one minute of turning the unit back on, press and hold the door ajar alarm bell On/Off button and the Unit On/Off button simultaneously for five seconds.
  3. Release the buttons, and °C appears on the LCD, indicating that temperatures now appear in Celsius.
  4. To convert back to Fahrenheit, repeat the steps above. °F on the display confirms Fahrenheit.

To change set temperature, refer to Refrigerator and Freezer Temperature Settings.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.


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